(formerly known as Britha lenis)
HYPENINAE, EREBIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, from
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art
The adult moth has brown fore and hind wings each with one or more dark-edged pale submarginal arcs.
The moth also has long labial palps which it holds porrect like a pair of tusks. The wingspan is about 2 cms.
The species is found in :
Further reading :
Thomas P. Lucas,
Descriptions of Queensland Lepidoptera,
Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland,
Volume 13 (1898), p. 77.
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 164.
(updated 3 August 2012, 16 August 2019, 5 April 2021)