(sometimes known as Zekelita chalcias)
HYPENINAE, EREBIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, from
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art
The adult moth has pale brown forewings with darker streaks across them. In its natural posture: it projects its labial palps ahead of its body. The wingspan is about 2 cms.
The species is found in
Further reading :
Thomas P. Lucas,
Australian Lepidoptera : thirty new species,
Transactions of the Natural History Society of Queensland,
Volume 1 (1895), pp. 111-112.
(updated 14 February 2010, 3 June 2017, 17 August 2019, 6 April 2021)