(previously known as Leucania nigrilinea)
HADENINAE, NOCTUIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)
The adult moths of this species have a forewing that is brown with a long black triangle expanding from base to margin. The hindwings are brown fading to white at the base. The wingspan is about 3 cms.
The species is found in
as well as in Australia in
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, pp. 482-483, No. 37, and also Plate 50, fig. 8.
(written 1 December 2012, updated 30 November 2015)