(also known as Ercheia eceicei)
CATOCALINAE, NOCTUIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)
The adult moths of this species are dimorphic The female has brown forewings with a series of longitudinal light and dark stripes.
The male moths have blotchy brown forewings.
The hindwings of both sexes are darker brown with several white spots. The wingspans of the moths are both about 5 cms.
The species has been found in :
as well as in Australia in
Further reading :
George Thomas Bethune-Baker,
New Noctuidae from British New Guinea,
Volume 13 (1906), p. 248, No. 179.
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, pp. 134-135 (male listed as Ercheia kebea).
(updated 10 March 2010, 16 March 2016)