(one synonym: Rhynchina ides Bethune-Baker, 1908)
HYPENINAE, EREBIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)
The adult moth is brown with various markings, but usually including a pale-edged dark line running from the wingtip to the hind margin on each forewing. The moths have long labial palps covered in spiky hairs. The males also have an elongated pale spot near the middle of each forewing. The wingspan is about 3 cms.
The species has been found in
Further reading :
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 162.
Catalogue of Lepidoptera Heterocera,
List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
Part 34, Supplement 4 (1866), p. 1147.
(written 11 August 2012)