(one synonym : Lacera capella Guenée, 1852)
CATOCALINAE , NOCTUIDAE , NOCTUOIDEA
Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, from
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art
These caterpillars have been reported to feed on:
The adult moth has wings that are greyish brown, with a complex pattern. The wing margins are ragged in appearance.
The species occurs in south-east Asia across to the south Pacific region, including :
and also in Australia in:
Further reading :
Johan Christian Fabricius,
Entomologia Systematica Emendata et Aucta,
Tom. 3, Part 2 (1793), p. 12, No. 14.
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 143.
(updated 1 March 2011)