(one synonym : Leucania costalis Moore, 1877)
HADENINAE, NOCTUIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)
The adult moth of this species has pale brown forewings with a dark spot near the middle, and a dark line extending from the base to midwing. The hindwings are plain buff coloured. The wingspan is about 3 cms.
The species occurs in :
as well as in Australia in:
Further reading :
in Boisduval & Guenée: Histoire Naturelle des Insectes; Spécies Général des Lépidoptères,
Volume 9, Part 5 (1852), p. 78, No. 105.
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 161.
(updated 13 August 2012)