(one synonym : Eutelia plusioides Walker, 1865)
EUTELIINAE, EUTELIIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Ian McMillan, Imbil, Queensland)
The caterpillar of this species attacks :
The adult moths are brown with a subtle pattern on the forewings. The moth has an unusual resting posture with the abdomen lifted to be perpendicular to the resting surface.
The species occurs across south-east Asia and the south Pacific basin, including :
as well as in Australia in
Further reading :
in Boisduval & Guenée:
Histoire naturelle des insectes; spécies général des lépidoptères,
Volume 9, Part 6 (1852), p. 304, No. 1112.
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 160.
(updated 25 June 2011)