(one synonym : Timora alarioides Butler, 1886)
HELIOTHINAE , NOCTUIDAE , NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)
The adult moth of this species is white in colour, with forewings that have a broad pink band along the costa, and two narrow brown stripes. The hindwings are pale yellow shading to pink at the bases. The wingspan is about 2.5 cms.
The species occurs in:
and in Australia in
Further reading :
Ian F.B. Common,
Moths of Australia, Melbourne University Press, 1990, pl. 22.16, pp. 467-468.
Heliothine Moths of Australia:
A Guide to Pest Bollworms and Related Noctuid Groups,
CSIRO Publishing, Melbourne 1999, pp. 41-43, 149, 195, Plate 5: figs 33-39.
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 162.
Catalogue of Lepidoptera Heterocera,
List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
Part 35, Supplement 5 (1866), pp. 1954-1955.
(updated 10 October 2011)