(previously known as : Catephia dubia)
CATOCALINAE, NOCTUIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, from
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art
The adult moth of this species is grey or brown, with two large black patches on each forewing: one at the base and one at the wingtip. The hindwings are darker, and each has a large central white spot. The wingspan is about 4 cms.
The species has been found in :
as well as in Australia in
Further reading :
Arthur G. Butler,
Revision of the homopterous genera Cosmoscarta and Phymatostetha, with descriptions of new species,
Volume 1 (1874), pp. 292-293.
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 134.
(updated 13 April 2013)