(one synonym : Grammodes clementi Swinhoe, 1901)
CATOCALINAE, NOCTUIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)
This adult moth is brown with diagonal white stripes, and each forewing has an eyespot at the tornus. The wingspan is about 3 cms.
The species occurs across the whole of the northern half of Australia, including:
Further reading :
Ian F.B. Common,
Moths of Australia,
Melbourne University Press, 1990, pl. 21.5, p. 453.
The genus Grammodes (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae; Catocalinae),
Issue 62 (September 2011), pp. 19-21,
Butterflies and Other Invertebrates Club.
Thomas P. Lucas,
On twenty new species of Australian Lepidoptera.,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Series 2, Volume 7 (1892), pp. 258-259.
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 141.
(updated 27 February 2011)