(previously known as Hypaetra subpunctata)
CATOCALINAE , NOCTUIDAE , NOCTUOIDEA
Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, from
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art
The adult moth of this species has wings with a complex pattern of various shades and hues of brown, and patches of black. There is a black-edged white dot at the base of each forewing. The wingspan is about 5 cms.
The species has been found in
and in Australia in
Further reading :
George Thomas Bethune-Baker,
New Noctuidae from British New Guinea,
Volume 13 (1906), pp. 262-263, No. 220.
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 126.
(updated 10 March 2010)