(one synonym: Hadena stolida Leech, 1889)
HADENINAE, NOCTUIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)
The adult moths of this species have patterned brown forewings, each with a dark area near the middle. The hindwings are white, darkening toward the margins. The wingspan is about 3 cms.
The moths have been found across south-east Asia, including :
and also in Australia in
in Boisduval & Guenée: Histoire Naturelle des Insectes; Spécies Général des Lépidoptères,
Volume 9, Part 6 (1852), p. 97-98, No. 810.
John Henry Leech,
On the Lepidoptera of Japan and Corea - Part III. Heterocera, Sect. II Noctues and Deltoides,
Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London,
1889, p. 509, No. 157, and also Plate 51, fig. 2.
Peter Marriott & Marilyn Hewish,
Moths of Victoria - Part 9,
Cutworms and Allies - NOCTUOIDEA (C),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2020, pp. 28-29.
(written 30 November 2012, updated 30 November 2015, 25 December 2020)