(also known as : Euclidisema alcyona)
CATOCALINAE , NOCTUIDAE , NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)
These Caterpillars can be a pest on :
The adult moths are brown with a large dark triangle outlined in white on each forewing. The hindwings and undersides are plain brown. The wingspan is about 3 cms.
The species occurs across the south Pacific including :
and in Australia in:
List of the Lepidoptera Heterocera collected by Mr. C. M. Woodford at Suva, Viti Leva, Fiji Islands, with the Descriptions of some new Species.,
Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London,
1888, p. 225, No 44, and also Plate 13, fig.5.
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 130.
(updated 15 July 2012)