(previously known as Erastria destituta)
HYPENINAE, EREBIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Katarina Christenson, Melba, Australian Capital Territory)
The adult moth is brown with three white zig-zag lines across each forewing, often separating areas of different shades.
In its natural posture: the moth can display tufts of scales, on the thorax and the abdomen. The wingspan is about 2 cms.
The species has been found in
Further reading :
Moths of Victoria - Part 8,
Night Moths and Allies - NOCTUOIDEA(B),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2017, pp. 8-9.
Catalogue of Lepidoptera Heterocera,
List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
Part 33, Supplement part 3 (1865), p. 795.
(updated 4 May 2011, 31 March 2021)