HADENINAE, NOCTUIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of the Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)
The adult moths of this species are off-white, each forewing having some brown dashes on the costa, a submarginal arc of brown dots, and a brown suffusion, particularly along the hind-margin. The hindwings are off-white, darkening toward the margins. The wingspan is about 3.5 cms.
The species has been found in Australia in
The genus Chabuata is inappropriate for this species, but a suitable genus has yet to be described and published.
Further reading :
Peter Marriott & Marilyn Hewish,
Moths of Victoria - Part 9,
Cutworms and Allies - NOCTUOIDEA (C),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2020, pp. 26-27.
A. Jefferis Turner,
Studies in Australian Lepidoptera,
Annals of the Queensland Museum,
Volume 10 (1911), p. 62.
(written 6 January 2019, updated 24 December 2020)