(one synonym : Alophosoma pallidula Turner, 1936)
CATOCALINAE, EREBIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Ian Mcmillan, Imbil, Queensland)
The adult moth of this species is brown. The forewings have a complex pattern. The hindwings are dark brown at the margins, fading to pale brown at the bases. The head has a high crest, and the legs are very furry. It has a wing span of about 3 cms.
The species has been found in
Oswald B. Lower,
Descriptions of new Australian Lepidoptera,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Volume 26 (1901), p. 657.
(updated 21 February 2011, 11 October 2014)