(formerly known as Euplexia docima)
CALPINAE, EREBIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Aila Keto, Springbrook, Queensland)
The adult moths of this species have black and white chequered patterns on each forewing, with some brown infilling. The hindwings are grey, fading to off-white at the bases. The forewing margins each have a rounded angle. The hindwing margins are slightly sinuous. The wingspan is about 3.5 cms.
The species has been found in
Further reading :
Moths of Victoria - Part 8,
Night Moths and Allies - NOCTUOIDEA(B),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2017, pp. 30-31.
A. Jefferis Turner,
Revision of the Australian Noctuidae,
Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
Volume 44 (1920), pp. 143-144.
(written 10 May 2019, updated 16 November 2019)