(previously known as Zethes pratti)
CALPINAE, NOCTUIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)
The adult moth of this species has wings that are a pale greyish blue, with a pale splodge in a dark area at the tip of each forewing. The blue fades to brown in dead specimens. The wingspan is about 3.5 cms.
The species has been found in
and in Australia in
Further reading :
George Thomas Bethune-Baker,
New Lepidoptera from British New Guinea,
Volume 15 (1908), p. 202, No. 97.
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 130.
(updated 24 June 2011, 1 March 2018)