(one synonym : Leucania eutherma Lower, 1902)
HADENINAE, NOCTUIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Jenny Holmes, Victoria)
The adult moths of this species have a forewing that is pale brown with a dark brown splotch near the middle, and a dark brown margin. The wingspan is about 3 cms.
The moths are found in :
The genus to which this species is assigned is controversial.
Further reading :
Thomas P. Lucas,
Descriptions of new Australian Lepidoptera,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Series 2, Volume 8 (1894), pp. 141-142.
Peter Marriott & Marilyn Hewish,
Moths of Victoria - Part 9,
Cutworms and Allies - NOCTUOIDEA (C),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2020, pp. 28-29.
(updated 5 April 2011, 14 October 2014, 24 December 2020, 9 March 2021)