(one synonym : Praxis alampeta Turner, 1904)
CALPINAE, EREBIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)
These adult moths are a speckled dark brown forewings. The hindwings are plain grey with a dark scalloped marginal line, and each has a white band across the middle. The undersides of all the wings are grey with a white band across the middle and a dark scalloped marginal line. Their wingspan is about 3 cms.
The species occurs in :
Further reading :
Catalogue of Lepidoptera Heterocera,
List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
Part 15 (1858), p. 1801, ref. 1088.
(written 25 July 2012, updated 3 February 2014)