HELIOTHINAE, NOCTUIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)
The adult moth of this species has white forewings, each with broad streaks along each vein. The hindwings are also white, each with dark brown veins, and variable brown patches on the margin. The wingspan is about 3 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. 58-60, 157-158, 196-197, plate 7.
New and little known moths from India and Australia,
The Annals and Magazine of Natural History,
Series 7, Volume 8 (1901), pp. 126-127.
(written 25 April 2019, updated 12 April 2021)