(previously known as Padenia basipuncta)
LITHOSIINAE, ARCTIIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)
The adult moths of this species are pale brown, with two variable dark brown bands across each forewing, as well as a number of brown spots. The wingspan is about 2 cms.
The species is found across south-east Asia, including :
as well as in Australia in
Further reading :
George Francis Hampson,
The Lepidoptera Heterocera of the Nilgiri district,
Illustrations of typical specimens of Lepidoptera Heterocera in the collection of the British Museum,
Part 8 (1891), p. 49, and also Plate 139, fig. 8.
(updated 1 May 2013)