(one synonym : Leucania praeclara Swinhoe, 1902)
HADENINAE, NOCTUIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)
The adult moths of this species have brown streaky forewings each with a white streak along the costa, and a prominent white streak from base to margin.
The hindwings are white shading to brown at the margins. The wingspan is about 3 cms.
This species occurs in
Further reading :
Arthur G. Butler,
Descriptions of 21 new genera and 103 new species of Lepidoptera Heterocera from the Australian region,
Transactions of the Entomological Society of London,
1886, part 4, p. 391, No. 16.
Peter Marriott & Marilyn Hewish,
Moths of Victoria - Part 9,
Cutworms and Allies - NOCTUOIDEA (C),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2020, pp. 28-29.
(updated 28 September 2011, 25 December 2020)