(formerly known as Crypsiprora transversilinea)
CALPINAE, EREBIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)
These adult moths have grey forewings crossed by dark looping lines. The hindwings are off-white with grey margins. The hindwing margins each have a rounded elbow. In its resting position, the moth can raise a crest of grey scales behind the head. The wingspan is up to 3 cms.
The species occurs in :
Further reading :
Moths of Victoria - Part 8,
Night Moths and Allies - NOCTUOIDEA(B),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2017, pp. 16-17.
A. Jefferis Turner,
Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland,
Volume 53 (1941), pp. 77-78.
(written 13 May 2019)