(one synonym : Magulaba nigra Bethune-Baker 1906)
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 is brown with a variable dark line or band across each forewing, and one or more variable vague dark subterminal arcs on each hindwing.
The undersides are vague versions of the upper surfaces. The wingspan is about 2 cms.
The moths have been found in
and also in Australia in
Further reading :
Thomas P. Lucas,
Australian Lepidoptera : thirty new species,
Transactions of the Natural History Society of Queensland,
Volume 1 (1895), p. 115.
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 150.
(written 24 March 2014)