(previously known as Penicillaria palliatrix)
EUTELIINAE, NOCTUIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)
The adult moths of this species are grey or brown, with a complex pale band across the middle of each forewing. The hindwings are brown with a series of vague submarginal bands and dark veins. The wingspan is about 2.5 cms.
This species occurs in
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. 305, No. 1113.
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 160.
(updated 26 June 2011)