(formerly known as Prorocopis tyra)
CALPINAE, EREBIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)
The adult moth has brown forewings, each with a grey patch on the middle of the costa, and a pattern of incomplete black sinuous lines. The hindwings are off-white, shading to pale brown at the wingtips. The hindwings have smoothly angled margins. The undersides are off-white shading to grey at the wingtips. The wingspan of the males is about 2 cms. The wingspan of the females is about 2.7 cms.
The species occurs in
Further reading :
New species of eastern and Australian Heterocera,
The Annals and Magazine of Natural History,
Series 7, Volume 9 (1902), p. 84.
(written 12 May 2019, updated 1 August 2021)