(formerly known as Caradrina melanops)
CALPINAE, EREBIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of the Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)
The adult moths of this species have dark brown forewings, each with a pattern of darker curved lines and pale patches. The hindwings are off-white, shading darker at the margins. The wing margins are slightly sinuous. The wingspan is about 3 cms.
The species has been found in
Further reading :
Oswald B. Lower,
Descriptions of new genera and species of Australian Lepidoptera,
Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
Volume 26 (1902), p. 226.
Moths of Victoria - Part 8,
Night Moths and Allies - NOCTUOIDEA(B),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2017, pp. 30-31.
(written 11 May 2019)