(previously known as Urocoma niphobola)
LYMANTRIINAE, EREBIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)
The adult moths of this species are dimorphic. The male has grey forewings with bands of white speckles, and with scalloped white spots along the margins.
The females have plain grey forewings with few white speckles with scalloped white spots along the margins. The moths of both sexes have plain grey hindwings with an often fused set of scalloped white spots along the margins. Both sexes have a wingspan of about 4 cms.
The species has been found in
Further reading :
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 110.
A. Jefferis Turner,
New Australian Lepidoptera,
Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
Volume 26 (1902), pp. 179-180.
(updated 26 August 2008, 8 March 2021)