HYPENINAE, EREBIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of the Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)
The adult moth has reddish brown forewings, and brown hindwings, all with variable broad dark margins each containing a row of darker spots. The moth has prominent labial palps. The wingspan is about 3 cms.
The species has been found in
Further reading :
Deltoïdes et Pyralites,
in Boisduval & Guenée: Histoire Naturelle des Insectes; Spécies Général des Lépidoptères,
Volume 9, Part 8 (1854), p. 10, No. 9, and also Plate 4, fig. 1.
Moths of Victoria - Part 8,
Night Moths and Allies - NOCTUOIDEA(B),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2017, pp. 8-9.
(written 18 November 2015, updated 17 August 2019, 6 Aril 2021)