(erroneously known as Brevipecten capitata)
CATOCALINAE, EREBIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)
The adult moths of this species are pale brown, with two white bordered dark patches on the costa of each forewing. The hindwings are plain pale brown. The wingspan is about 3 cms.
The moths have been found in
and in Australia in
Further reading :
Arthur G. Butler,
Illustrations of Typical Specimens of Lepidoptera Heterocera in the Collection of the British Museum,
Part 7 (1889), p. 79, and also Plate 133, fig. 1.
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 129.
(updated 23 August 2012)