(one synonym : Phalaena ammonia Cramer, 1779)
CATOCALINAE, EREBIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)
The adult moths of this species have a large dark brown triangle with a white line across it on each forewing.
The species is found across south-east Asia, including
and in Australia in
Further reading :
Uitlandsche kapellen voorkomende in de drie waereld-deelen,
Amsterdam Baalde, Volume 3 (1782), pp. 99-100, Fig. D, and also Plate 250, fig. D..
Johan Christian Fabricius,
Historiae Natvralis Favtoribvs,
1775, p. 599, No. 37.
(updated 14 August 2008, 19 August 2019)