(one synonym : Cultripalpa indistincta, Moore, 1882)
CALPINAE, EREBIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)
The adult moths of this species are pale brown with dark markings, including a dark mark near the middle of the costa of each forewing. The males have more and darker markings than the females. The forewings each have a hooked wingtip, and a cusp on the margin. The hindwings have scalloped margins. The wingspan is about 3 cms.
The species is found in across south-east Asia, including
and in Australia in:
Further reading :
in Boisduval & Guenée:
Histoire Naturelle des Insectes; Spécies Général des Lépidoptères,
Volume 9, Part 7 (1852), p. 332, No. 1797.
(updated 4 October 2011)