(one synonym : Plusia invicta Walker, 1863)
HADENINAE, NOCTUIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, from
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art
The forewings of this species are shades of brown, with a pale figure 8 near the middle. The hindwings are plain brown. The forewings each have a concave hind-margin. The antennae each have a bunch of scales halfway along. The wingspan is about 2.5 cms.
The species is found in
as well as in Australia in:
Further reading :
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 160.
List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
Part 16 (1859), p. 202, No. 1.
(created 26 November 2011)