(one synonym is Tipasa macrobela Turner, 1902)
HYPENODINAE, NOCTUIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Cathy Powers, Anakie, Victoria)
The adult moth of this species has variable spotty fawn forewings each with a small pair of black and white spots near the middle. The hindwings are plain pale brown. The wingspan is about 1.5 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, p. 5.
Descriptions of new Australian Lepidoptera,
Transactions of the Entomological Society of London,
1902, pp. 39-40.
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), pp. 126-127.
(written 2 February 2017)