(formerly known as Capnodes maculicosta)
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 has pale rusty brown wings with one small and two prominent white spots along each forewing costa. The wingspan is about 4 cms.
The species has been found across south-east Asia, for example in
and also in Australia in
Further reading :
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 150.
List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
Part 15 (1858), p. 1608.
(written 21 July 2015, updated 7 April 2017)