(formerly known as Hypena suscitatalis)
CALPINAE, EREBIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Laura Levens, Upper Beaconsfield, Victoria)
The adult moth of this species is brown, with a dark-edged white dot, and a complex black spot, on each forewing. The hindwings are pale brown, and crossed by one or two dark serrated or dotted arcs. The forewing tips are slightly recurved. The wingspan is about 3.5 cms.
The species has been found in :
Further reading :
Ian F.B. Common,
Moths of Australia,
Melbourne University Press, 1990, fig. 44.16, p. 450.
Moths of Victoria - Part 8,
Night Moths and Allies - NOCTUOIDEA(B),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2017, pp. 10-11, 12-13.
Catalogue of Lepidoptera Heterocera,
List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
Part 16 (1859), pp. 83-84.
(updated 13 April 2013, 9 May 2019, 28 October 2020)