(formerly known as Chusaris aroa)
HYPENINAE, EREBIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, from
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art
The adult moth of this species has black and white patterned forewings. The hindwings are each grey shading to yellow at the tornus. The wingspan is about 2 cms.
The species occurs in
as well as in Australia in
This moth needs to placed in a different genus.
Further reading :
George Thomas Bethune-Baker,
New Noctuidae from British New Guinea,
Volume 15 (1908), pp. 238, No. 209.
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 162.
(written 17 May 2016)