(previously known as Thyas irioleuca)
CATOCALINAE, EREBIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)
The adult moth of this species is pale grey, with dark patches near the middle of the costa, and hind margin, on each forewing. The the hindwings and undersides are each white with a broad black marginal band. The wingspan is about 4 cms.
The species has been found in
and in Australia in
Further reading :
Descriptions of new Lepidoptera from Australia and New Zealand,
Transactions of the Entomological Society of London,
1897, p. 373.
(written 22 July 2012)