(one synonym: Imaus pusilla Strand, 1923)
LYMANTRIINAE, EREBIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Specimen: courtesy of the The Australian Museum)
The adult moth has a brown body, and buff coloured wings. The forewings have a row of dark dots along the edge. The wingspan is about 3 cms.
This moth of this name is known overseas in
The determination of the illustrated Australian specimens as that species has been questionned.
Further reading :
George Thomas Bethune-Baker,
New Lepidoptera from British New Guinea,
Volume 11 (1904), p. 410, No. 110, and also Plate 6, fig. 14.
(updated 1 October 2002)