(one synonym : Herminia cinerealis Walker, 1866)
(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)
The caterpillars of this species have been found feeding on dead leaves of:
The adult moth has a wing span of about 2 cms. It is brown with indistinct dark scalloped lines across each forewing.
The species is found in Asia and around the south Pacific, including
as well as in Australia in
Further reading :
Johan Christian Fabricius,
Entomologia Systematica Emendata et Aucta,
Volume 5 Supplementum (1798), p. 468, No. 24.
(updated 5 August 2012, 7 July 2017)