(previously known as Sphingiforma pratti)
CHLOEPHORINAE, NOLIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA,
(Photo: courtesy of Dominic Funnell, Caravonica, Queensland)
The Caterpillars of this species are thought to feed on the foliage of
The caterpillars are brown or green with vague spots, a swollen thorax, and two knobs on the tail.
The adult moths are brown with variable dark markings on the forewings. The wingspan is about 5 cms.
The species has been found in
and also in Australia in
Further reading :
George Thomas Bethune-Baker,
New Noctuidae from British New Guinea,
Volume 13 (1906) p. 241, No. 158.
(written 18 August 2015)