(formerly known as Callingura kebeae)
EUTELIINAE , NOCTUIDAE , NOCTUOIDEA
Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, listed as Paectes kebaea, from
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art
The forewings of this species are dark greenish-brown, with a broad streaky pale band running along the costa of each forewing which connects to a similar band around the front of the thorax, and is tangent at the wingtip to a similar curved band from the inner margin to the wingtip. The hindwings are a uniform pale brown. The wingspan is about 3.5 cms.
The species has been found
as well as in Australia in:
Further reading :
George Thomas Bethune-Baker,
New Noctuidae from British New Guinea,
Volume 13 (1906), p. 227, No. 113.
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 158, listed as Paectes kebaea.
(written 19 May 2016)