HYPENINAE, EREBIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, from
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art
The adult moth has pale brown or grey forewings each with a jagged dark band across the middle. The hindwings are plain grey-brown. The forewing tips are recurved. The moth has long labial palps held straight out in front like a beak. The wingspan is about 2 cms.
The species is found in Australia in
Further reading :
Oswald B. Lower,
Descriptions of New Australian Noctuina, etc.,
Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
Volume 27 (1903), pp. 48-49.
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 165.
(written 17 May 2016, updated 17 August 2019, 4 April 2021)