(formerly known as Hemerophila lignicolaria)
HYPENINAE, EREBIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Elaine McDonald, Nicholls Rivulet, Tasmania)
The adult moth of this species has areas of shades of brown delineated by dark zigzag lines all over, and has a particularly dark patch near the middle of the margin of each wing. The wingspan is about 3 cms.
The species has been found in Australia 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 35, Supplement 5 (1866), p. 1579.
(written 24 April 2019)