(erroneously known as Hypena gypsopila)
HYPENINAE, EREBIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)
The adult moth has brown patterned forewings each including a dark-edged pale line across the middle and a variable pale area along the costa.
The hindwings are dark brown with a white wingtip. The wingspan is about 3 cms.
The species is found in
Further reading :
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 163.
A. Jefferis Turner,
New Australian Lepidoptera, with synonymic and other notes: Noctuidae,
Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
Volume 27 (1903), p. 14.
(updated 8 September 2012)