(previously known as Eutelia subocellata)
EUTELIINAE, EUTELIIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, from
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art
The adult moths of this species have brown wings, with a paler marginal half to each forewing both halves including a variety of motifs. The hindwings are brown with a series of vague submarginal bands and dark veins. The wings have scalloped edges. In its natural posture: the moth has its abdomen tip lifted high off the ground, and the forewing wingtips held downwards against the ground. The wingspan is about 3 cms.
This species occurs in
and also in Australia in
Further reading :
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 160.
Catalogue of the Heterocerous Lepidopterous Insects collected at Sarawak, in Borneo, by Mr. A. Wallace, with descriptions of new species.,
Journal of the Proceedings of the Linnean Society of London,
Volume 7 (1863), pp. 67-68., No. 340.
(updated 29 June 2011, 16 November 2019)