(also known as Hipoepa fractalis)
(Photo: courtesy of Donald Hobern, Mission Beach, Queensland)
The forewings of the adult moth are brown, and each has a vague broad dark band across the middle beside a central white comma mark. The forewings each have recurved margins with a cusp in the middle. The hindwings are plain brown with vague dark bands. The moth has a wingspan of about 2 cms.
The species has beens found in south east Asia, including
as well as in Australia in
Further reading :
Deltoïdes et Pyralites,
in Boisduval & Guenée :
Histoire naturelle des insectes; spécies général des lépidoptères,
Volume 9, Part 8 (1854), p. 60, No. 70.
(updated 5 August 2012)