(also known as Dasygaster punctosa)
HADENINAE, NOCTUIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
male, drawing by George Francis Hampson, listed as Chabuatta punctosa,
Catalogue of Lepidoptera Phalænæ in the British Museum,
Noctuidæ, Volume V (1905), Plate LXXXVI, figure 16,
image courtesy of Biodiversity Heritage Library, digitized by Ernst Mayr Library, Harvard University.
The adult moths of this species have brown wings each forewing having a pattern of dark dots and splotches.
The species has been found in Australia in
The genus into which this species should be placed is controversial.
Further reading :
List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
Part 10 (1857), p. 453, No. 12.
(updated 14 April 2013)