(one synonym : Hypoena multitricha TP Lucas, 1895)
HERMINIIDAE , NOCTUOIDEA
(Specimen: courtesy of the Macleay Museum, University of Sydney)
The adult moth is brown with each forewing having a recurved wingtip and a pair of dark chevron marks by the wingtip. The wingspan is about 3 cms.
The species has been reported in
Further reading :
Moths of Victoria - Part 2,
Tiger Moths and Allies - NOCTUOIDEA (A),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2009, pp. 30-31.
Notes on Australian Lepidoptera, with descriptions of new species,
Annals and Magazine of Natural History,
Volume 5, Part 16 (1885), pp. 425-426, No. 448.
(written 8 October 2001, updated 9 April 2013)