(previously known as Ingura cyanodes)
EUTELIINAE , NOCTUIDAE , NOCTUOIDEA
Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, from
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art
The Caterpillars of this species have been found feeding on
The adult moths are brown with a complex pattern on the forewings. The hindwings are plain brown with dark veins. The moth has an unusual resting posture with the abdomen lifted to be perpendicular to the resting surface. The wingspan is about 3 cms.
This species occurs in
Further reading :
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 158.
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), p. 87-88.
(updated 14 August 2012)