(one synonym : Carea fulvida Prout, 1924)
CHLOEPHORINAE , NOLIDAE , NOCTUOIDEA ,
(Specimen: courtesy of Paul Dangerfield, Jane Royer, and Aurea King,
Queensland Department of Primary Industries and Fisheries,
and Macleay Museum, University of Sydney)
The adult moth of this species is rusty brown with a pair of dark diagonal lines across each forewing, and with a black-edged white dot on each forewing between the pair of lines. The hindwing are orange. The wingspan is about 3 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. 242, No. 161.
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 168.
(updated 8 August 2011)