(previously known as Zethes cyrtogramma)
CALPINAE, NOCTUIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)
The adult moth of this species has greyish-brown wings, with a variety of variable rusty-brown areas on each forewing. Each forewing costa is curved back so that the wingtip is hooked. The forewing margins are scalloped, and there is a cusp halfway along each forewing margin. The wingspan is about 4 cms.
The species occurs in Australia in
Further reading :
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 154.
A. Jefferis Turner,
New Australian Lepidoptera of the families Noctuidae and Pyralidae,
Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
Volume 32 (1908), p. 68.
Paul Zborowski and Ted Edwards,
A Guide to Australian Moths,
CSIRO Publishing, 2007, p. 190.
(updated 4 March 2011)