(one synonym : Grammodes frena Swinhoe, 1916)
CATOCALINAE , NOCTUIDAE , NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)
The adult moth of this species has brown wings, with two pale yellow bands across forewing, and one across each hindwing. The undersides are dark brown with white patches. The wingspan is up to 4 cms.
The species occurs in
Further reading :
Ian F.B. Common,
Moths of Australia, Melbourne University Press, 1990, pl. 21.11, p. 453.
The genus Grammodes (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae; Catocalinae),
Issue 62 (September 2011), pp. 19-21,
Butterflies and Other Invertebrates Club.
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 139.
Noctuina, Geometrina and Pyralidina,
Catalogue of Eastern and Australian Lepidoptera Heterocera in the Collection of the Oxford University Museum,
Clarendon Press, Part 2 (1900), p. 158, No. 2033.
New Species of Butterflies and Moths,
Annals & Magazine of Natural History,
8th Series, Volume 18, Number 108 (1916) p. 486.
(updated 19 September 2008)