(formerly known as Canthylidia cistella)
HELIOTHINAE, NOCTUIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)
The adult moth is buff coloured, with several dark spots on each forewing. The wingspan is about 2 cms.
This species has been taken in
Further reading :
Heliothine Moths of Australia:
A Guide to Pest Bollworms and Related Noctuid Groups,
CSIRO Publishing, Melbourne 1999, pp. 56-58, 157, 196, Plate 7.
New and little known moths from India and Australia,
The Annals and Magazine of Natural History,
Series 7, Volume 8 (1901), p. 127.
(updated 8 August 2011)