(previously known as Capotena elaina)
CHLOEPHORINAE, NOLIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA,
(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)
The adult moths are brown with of two pale-edged dark diagonal lines across each forewing. The hindwings are brown, fading toward the bases. The wingspan is about 3 cms.
The species has been found in
and also in Australia in
Some taxonomists have the view that this species is identical to, and its name a synonym for Aiteta iridias.
Further reading :
New genera and species of Eastern and Australian moths,
The Annals and Magazine of Natural History,
Series 7, Volume 7 (1901), p. 492.
(updated 13 November 2012)