LYMANTRIINAE, EREBIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: copyright of Uwe Path, Alice Springs, Northern Territory)
The adult moth is greyish brown, with two black spots on each forewing: one round and one kidney shaped, sometimes with white centres. The kidney shaped spots are each surrounded by a large dark wiggly circular line. The hindwings are plain grey sometimes with a dark central spot. The wingspan is about 4 cms.
The species is found in :
Further reading :
Arthur G. Butler,
Descriptions of 21 new genera and 103 new species of Lepidoptera-Heterocera from the Australian region,
Transactions of the Entomological Society of London,
1886, Part 4, p. 386-387, No. 7.
(written 12 April 2014, updated 11 March 2021)