(previously known as Aginna erebina)
(Photo: courtesy of Donald Hobern, Mission Beach, Queensland)
The adult moth of this species is brown with a submarginal pale-edged dark line, and a dark zigzag line across the middle, of each wing. The submarginal line is straight on the forewings, and slightly curved on each hindwing. The wingspan is about 3 cms.
The male and female are similar, but the male has hairier legs.
This species can be found in the south-west Pacific, including
as well as in Australia in:
Arthur G. Butler,
Description of New Species of Moths (Noctuites) from the Solomon Islands,
The Annals and Magazine of Natural History,
Series 5, Volume 19 (1887), p. 437, No. 10.
(updated 9 April 2011, 9 April 2021)