(previously known as Thermesia creberrima)
CALPINAE , NOCTUIDAE , NOCTUOIDEA
Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, from
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art
The adult moth of this species has wings that are pale brown, each with a dark submarginal line. The hindwings each often have one or more dark spots near the margin. The forewings have slightly hooked tips. The wingspan is about 3 cms.
The species occurs across south-east Asia, including
as well as in Australia in
Further reading :
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 143.
List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
Part 15 (1858), p. 1574, No. 24.
(updated 29 March 2011)