(formerly known as Cosmophila psamathodes)
CALPINAE, EREBIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Dianne Clarke, Maleny, Queensland)
The adult moth of this species has pale brown forewings, each with dark markings including a vague dark submarginal line, and other angular dark lines, and a small white spot and a small black spot in the cell. The forewing margins have a well developed cusp at the midway point. The hindwings are plain pale brown, with scalloped margins. The wingspan is about 4 cms.
The species has been found in Australia in
The adult moths look remarkably like those of Anomis definata.
Further reading :
A. Jefferis Turner,
New genera and species of Lepidoptera belonging to the family Noctuidae,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Volume 27 (1908), p. 108.
(written 18 May 2020)