CATOCALINAE, NOCTUIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Ken Harris, Morwell National Park, Victoria)
The adult moths of this species are pale brown, with a thin pale submarginal line accompanied by variable dark areas on each forewing. The hindwings are plain pale brown. The wingspan is about 3 cms.
The moths are found all over Australia, including:
Further reading :
Ian F.B. Common,
Moths of Australia, Melbourne University Press, 1990, fig. 44.20, p. 450.
in Boisduval & Guenée:
Histoire naturelle des insectes; spécies général des lépidoptères,
Volume 9, Part 6 (1852), pp. 437-438, No. 1309.
Moths of Victoria - Part 8,
Night Moths and Allies - NOCTUOIDEA(B),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2017, pp. 22-23.
(updated 14 May 2013)