(erroneously : Prionophora torquesaria)
HYPENINAE, EREBIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
These Caterpillars have been found on :
The forewings of the adults are rusty brown with striking white markings. The hindwings are fawn with broad dark margins. The moths have a wingspan of about 2 cms.
They are inhabitants of
Further reading :
Ian F.B. Common,
Moths of Australia,
Melbourne University Press, 1990, fig. 44.9, p. 448.
Thomas P. Lucas,
On twenty new species of Australian Lepidoptera,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Series 2, Volume 7 (1892), pp. 255-256.
Moths of Victoria - Part 8,
Night Moths and Allies - NOCTUOIDEA(B),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2017, pp. 8-9.
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 165.
(updated 15 April 2013, 3 April 2021)