The Eighty Calathusa
HYPENINAE, EREBIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Ian McMillan, Imbil, Queensland)
The adult moth is pale grey with some dark wobbly transverse lines, and rounded outline patterns like the number '80' on each forewing, and a dark border to each hindwing. The wingspan is about 3 cms.
The species occurs over much of
Further reading :
A. Jefferis Turner,
New genera and species of Lepidoptera belonging to the family Noctuidae,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Volume 27 (1902), p. 97.
(written 19 September 2018)