(one synonym : Pachnobia australiae Felder & Rogenhofer, 1875)
CATOCALINAE, EREBIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)
The adult moths of this species are greyish brown, with a variable faint pattern including a thin pale submarginal line accompanied by some black spots on each forewing.
The hindwings are plain pale brown. The wingspan is about 3 cms.
The species has been found in
Further reading :
Rudolf Felder & Alois F. Rogenhofer,
Zoologischer Theil: Lepidoptera,
Reise der Osterreichischen Fregatte Novara,
Band 2, Abtheilung 2 (5) (1875), p. 15, and also Plate 111, fig. 27.
Moths of Victoria - Part 8,
Night Moths and Allies - NOCTUOIDEA(B),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2017, pp. 22-23.
Characters of undescribed Lepidoptera Heterocera,
E.W. Janson, London, 1869, p. 72, No. 20.
(updated 30 November 2012, 25 March 2019, 27 July 2021)