CATOCALINAE, EREBIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
male, drawing by Achille Guenée, Noctuélites,
in Boisduval & Guenée: Histoire Naturelle des Insectes,
Volume 9, Part 6 (1852), Plate 15, fig. 3,
Image courtesy of Biodiversity Heritage Library, digitized by Smithsonian Libraries.
This adult moth has pale brown patterned wings each with a broad darker brown marginal band, and with a black dot near the middle of each forewing. The moth has a wingspan of about 5 cms.
The species has been found in :
and also in Australia in
Further reading :
in Boisduval & Guenée: Histoire Naturelle des Insectes; Spécies Général des Lépidoptères,
Volume 9, Part 6 (1852), pp. 438-439, No. 1310, and also Plate 15, fig. 3.
(written 16 November 2015)