HELIOTHINAE, NOCTUIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
oops, sorry : no abdomen
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)
This adult moth of this species has brown forewings, each with a number of zigzag transverse bands and lines, and dark spot in the middle. The hindwings each are off-white with a vague dark spot near the middle, and a wide brown border. The wingspan is about 2.5 cms.
The species has been found in Australia in
Further reading :
Heliothine Moths of Australia:
A Guide to Pest Bollworms and Related Noctuid Groups,
CSIRO Publishing, Melbourne 1999, pp. 11, 97-99, 179, 200, Plate 11.1-11.3.
(written 29 July 2017)