(previously known as Fodina sarmentosa)
CALPINAE, EREBIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Ian McMillan, Imbil, Queensland)
The adults of this species are dark brown with various diagonal white lines running across each forewing. Each hindwing is yellow with a broad dark brown margin and some prominent dark brown spots at the tornus. The moths have a wingspan of about 4 cms.
The species is found inland in
Further reading :
Ian F.B. Common,
Moths of Australia,
Melbourne University Press, 1990, p. 450.
Rudolf Felder & Alois F. Rogenhofer,
Zoologischer Theil: Lepidoptera,
Reise der Osterreichischen Fregatte Novara,
Band 2, Abtheilung 2 (5) (1875), p. 10, and also Plate 117, Fig. 16.
Moths photographed at Obum Obum,
Issue 73 (June 2014), p. 31,
Butterflies and Other Invertebrates Club.
(updated 14 May 2013, 21 September 2018)