(one synonym is Oruza crocotoschema Turner, 1936)
HELIOTHINAE, NOCTUIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)
The adult moth is pale brown with complex dark markings on each forewing, and a broad fragmented dark border to each hindwing. The wingspan is about 2 cms.
This species has been taken in
Further reading :
Oswald B. Lower,
Descriptions of New Australian Noctuina, etc.,
Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
Volume 27 (1903), p. 33.
Heliothine Moths of Australia:
A Guide to Pest Bollworms and Related Noctuid Groups,
CSIRO Publishing, Melbourne 1999, pp. 82-83, 170-171, 199, Plate 10.
(written 29 June 2017)