(previously known as Porthesia pyraustis)
LYMANTRIINAE, EREBIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Specimen: courtesy of the The Australian Museum)
The adult moth is uniformly brown, with the hindwings darker than the forewings. It has a wingspan of about 2 cms.
The species is found in
Further reading :
Description of New Australian Lepidoptera,
Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
Volume 14 (1891), p. 194.
(updated 13 October 2001, updated 13 October 2013)