(previously known as Michera submurina)
CATOCALINAE, EREBIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)
The caterpillars of this species are thought to feed on plants in the family FABACEAE.
The adult moth has brown forewings with indistinct darker markings, and buff coloured hindwings, each with a large dark spot near the tornus. It has a wing span of about 4 cms.
The species is found in :
Further reading :
Ian F.B. Common,
Moths of Australia, Melbourne University Press, 1990, fig. 45.12, p. 451.
Moths of Victoria - Part 8,
Night Moths and Allies - NOCTUOIDEA(B),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2017, pp. 20-21.
Catalogue of Lepidoptera Heterocera,
List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
Part 33, Supplement 3 (1865), p. 810.
(updated 21 July 2012)