CALPINAE, EREBIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Dominic Funnell, Yorkeys Knob, Queensland)
The adult moths of this species are purplish brown, with various dark lines criss-crossing the wings. The outer and hind margins of the forewings both have a doubly recurved wave shape. The hindwings are pale brown shading darker at the margins. The wingspan is about 5 cms.
The species has been found across south-east Asia, including in
and in Australia in
Further reading :
The Lepidoptera of Ceylon,
L. Reeve, London, Volume 3 (1884), p. 77, and also Plate 153, fig. 4.
(written 5 August 2015, updated 26 May 2020)