(one synonym : Hamodes aurantiaca Guenée, 1852)
CATOCALINAE, NOCTUIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, from
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art
The adult moths of this species are pale brown with dark markings along the costa of each forewing, and a dark pale-edged diverging submarginal line on each wing. The males have extra dark markings on the wings. The forewings have hooked wingtips.
The species has been found in south east Asia, including:
and in Australia in
Further reading :
Félix Édouard Guérin-Méneville,
Voyage autour du monde sur la covette La Coquille,
Volume 2, Part 2 (1838), p. 285, and also Plate 19, fig. 6.
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 141.
(updated 27 February 2011, 16 March 2015)