(formerly known as Hydrelia curvifera)
HYPENINAE , NOCTUIDAE , NOCTUOIDEA
Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, from
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art
The adult moths of this species have greenish-brown forewings each with a broad dirty-looking straight white line along the costa, and along the margin, and a curved line from mid-costa to wingtip. The hindwings are pale brown, darkening toward the margins. The wingspan is about 1.5 cms.
The species has been found in
as well as in Australia in
Further reading :
Characters of undescribed Lepidoptera in the collection of W.W. Saunders, Esq.,
Transactions of the Royal Entomological Society of London,
3rd Series, Volume 1 (1862), p. 91.
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 166.
(written 18 May 2016)