Dry Country Calathusa
(one synonym is Prorocopis symmopa Lower, 1915)
HYPENINAE, EREBIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Peter Marriott, Moths of Victoria - Part 8)
The adult moth has grey-brown forewings, each with complex markings including a vague irregular bulging dark transverse bar. The hindwings are pale grey-brown, shading to darker at the margins. Although with rounded corners, the hindwings have four sides. The wingspan is about 2.5 cms.
The species occurs in
Further reading :
Moths of Victoria - Part 8,
Night Moths and Allies - NOCTUOIDEA(B),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2017, pp. 6-7.
Descriptions of new Australian Lepidoptera,
Transactions of the Entomological Society of London,
1902, p. 46.
(written 17 January 2020)