(one synonym : Setida quadrisignata Walker, 1858)
CALPINAE, EREBIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Ian McMillan, Imbil, Queensland)
The pupae of this species have been found in the borer holes of beetle larvae and under loose bark on :
The adult moths are brown with a complex pattern on the wings. They have a wingspan of about 4 cms.
The species occurs over most of Australia, including
Further reading :
Ian F.B. Common,
Moths of Australia, Melbourne University Press, 1990, fig. 47.2, p. 452.
in Boisduval & Guenée:
Histoire naturelle des insectes; spécies général des lépidoptères,
Volume 9, Part 6, Section 1 (1852), p. 443, No. 1318.
Moths of Victoria - Part 8,
Night Moths and Allies - NOCTUOIDEA(B),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2017, pp. 14-15.
(updated 13 April 2013, 17 September 2013)