(one synonym : Capnodes costiplaga Bethune-Baker, 1906)
CALPINAE, NOCTUIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, from
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art
The adult moth of this species has rusty brown wings with a scattering of pale blue markings, although these turn to pale brown in dead specimens. There are three prominent white spots along each forewing costa, and a pale sot at the wingtip of each forewing, and a pale spot at the tornus of each hindwing.
The species occurs in
and also in Australia in
Further reading :
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 151.
New moths from British New Guinea,
Volume 10 (1903), p. 124, No. 10.
(updated 4 March 2011, 26 March 2016)