(previously known as Acontia emboloscia)
CHLOEPHORINAE, NOLIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA,
(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)
The adult moths of this species have forewings that are yellow, each with a brown triangle extending from the base to the margin. The hindwings are plain yellow. The moths have a wingspan of about 3 cms.
This species is found in Australia in
Further reading :
A. Jefferis Turner,
New genera and species of Lepidoptera belonging to the family Noctuidae.,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Volume 27 (1902), pp. 94-95.
(written 8 August 2011)