(previously known as Corula hypotherma)
HYPENINAE, EREBIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of the Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)
The adult moth has brown forewings, each with variable light and dark wavy and patchy markings, and sometimes with two prominent dark spots. The hindwings can vary from grey through brown and orange to red, and shade to dark brown at the edges. The wingspan is about 3 cms.
This species has been found in Australia in
Further reading :
George F. Hampson,
Catalogue of the Lepidoptera Phalænæ in the British Museum,
Volume 11 (1912), pp. 379-380, No. 6701, and also Plate 184, figure 11.
Oswald B. Lower,
Descriptions of New Australian Noctuina, etc.,
Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
Volume 27 (1903), p. 40.
(updated 7 August 2010, 16 August 2019, 26 February 2020, 6 April 2021)