(previously known as Diatenes subsignata)
CATOCALINAE, EREBIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Craig Nieminski, Darwin, Northern Territory)
This caterpillar is green, with a thin white dorsolateral line along each side. The head is pale brown with black speckles. The caterpillar has been found feeding on
The adult moth is pale grey or brown with dark spots and blotches. The wingspan is around 3.5 cms.
The species has been found over much of Australia, including
Further reading :
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 13 (1858), p. 1044, No. 4.
(updated 29 April 2013, 9 April 2017, 27 October 2020)