(one synonym is Capnodes pallens Moore, 1882)
CATOCALINAE, EREBIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)
The adult moth of this species has brown forewings, each crossed by vague dark zigzag lines, the points of which develop into dark-edged white spots. The wingspan is about 3 cms.
The species has been found in
as well as in Australia in
Further reading :
The lepidopterous fauna of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands,
Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London,
Part 3 (1877), p. 612.
Descriptions of new Indian Lepidopterous Insects
from the collection of the late Mr. W.S. Atkinson,
Asiatic Society of Bengal,
Part 1 (1882), p. 176, and also Plate 5, fig. 21.
(written 25 May 2019)