(one synonym : Zethes apicebrunnea Bethune-Baker, 1906)
CATOCALINAE, NOCTUIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)
The adult moth of this species has forewings that are pale brown, each with an oddly shaped dark mark at the wingtip. The hindwings are plain brown. Each forewing has a hooked tip and a cusp midway along the margin. Each hindwing has a doubly angled tornus. The wingspan is about 4 cms.
The species has been found in
and in Australia in
Further reading :
George Thomas Bethune-Baker,
New Lepidoptera from British New Guinea,
Volume 13 (1906), p. 275, No. 261.
Rudolf Felder & Alois F. Rogenhofer,
Zoologischer Theil: Lepidoptera,
Reise der Osterreichischen Fregatte Novara,
Band 2, Abtheilung 2 (5) (1875), p. 20, and also Plate 119, fig. 27.
(updated 22 November 2011)