(one synonym : Noctua pancratii Cyrillo, 1787)
HADENINAE, NOCTUIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: Don Herbison-Evans, Sydney, New South Wales)
The adults of this species are fawn with an indistinct dark stripe along the middle of each forewing with a tiny black-edged white dot about halfway along it, and another dark stripe along the hind margin of each forewing. The moths have a wingspan of about 3 cms.
Specimens have been taken 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, p. 390, No. 13.
Peter Marriott & Marilyn Hewish,
Moths of Victoria - Part 9,
Cutworms and Allies - NOCTUOIDEA (C),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2020, pp. 28-29.
(updated 7 August 2011, 16 October 2018, 25 December 2020)