(one synonym : Fodina chrysomera Lower, 1903)
CALPINAE, NOCTUIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: copyright of Uwe Path, Alice Springs, Northern Territory)
The adult moth of this species has forewings that are dark brown, with three pink-edged brown lines at angles across each forewing. The hindwings are yellow with a broad dark brown margin. The wingspan is about 2.5 cms.
The species has been found in
Further reading :
Thomas P. Lucas,
On Queensland and other Australian Lepidoptera, with Description of New Species,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Series 2, Volume 6, Part 2 (1891), pp. 304-305
Moths of Victoria - Part 8,
Night Moths and Allies - NOCTUOIDEA(B),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2017, pp. 20-21.
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 158.
Paul Zborowski and Ted Edwards,
A Guide to Australian Moths, CSIRO Publishing, 2007, front cover.
(written 12 April 2014, updated 30 January 2015)