(previously known as Xylina perversa)
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 are brown, with a complex pattern on each forewing, including a dark triangular patch near the centre of each costa. The hindwings are plain brown. The wingspan is about 2.5 cms.
The species has been found in
and in Australia in
Further reading :
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 150.
Catalogue of the Heterocerous Lepidoptterous Insects collected at Gilolo, Ternate, and Ceram, by Mr. A.R. Wallace with descriptions of new species,
Journal of the Proceedings of the Linnean Society,
Volume 6 (1862), pp. 195-196, No. 262.
(created 9 January 2012)