(formerly known as Zethes blechrodes)
CALPINAE, EREBIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)
The adult moth of this species has brown forewings, each with various markings including an elongated black-edged white spot near the middle, and an incomplete dark wiggly diagonal line from the centre of the hind-margin to the wingtip, where it becomes dark and diffuse. The hindwings are grey-brown fading to off-white at the bases, and crossed by two or three vague dark zigzag lines. The wingspan is about 2.5 cms.
The species has been found in :
Further reading :
A. Jefferis Turner,
New Australian Lepidoptera, with synonymic and other notes. Noctuidae,
Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
Volume 27 (1903), p. 13.
(written 1 May 2019)