(formerly known as Canthylidia atrilinea)
HELIOTHINAE, NOCTUIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Simon Ong, Kununurra, Western Australia)
The adult moth of this species has a brown head and body, and off-white wings with dark brown veins. The wingspan is about 2.5 cms.
This species has been found in
Further reading :
Heliothine Moths of Australia:
A Guide to Pest Bollworms and Related Noctuid Groups,
CSIRO Publishing, Melbourne 1999, pp. 11, 32, 121.
A. Jefferis Turner,
New species of Lepidoptera from the Barnard collection. No. 2,
Memoirs of the Queensland Museum,
Volume 12, Part 2 (1943), p. 109.
(written 12 February 2018, 8 October 2020)