(previously known as Sesamia albicostata)
NOCTUINAE, NOCTUIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)
The adult moth of this species has pale brown forewings each with a dark acute streak from base to margin. The hindwings are pale brown darkening at the margins. The wingspan is about 2.5 cms.
The species has been found in
Oswald B. Lower,
Descriptions of new Australian Lepidoptera, with synonymic notes. No. XXIII,
Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
Volume 29 (1905), p. 175.
Peter Marriott & Marilyn Hewish,
Moths of Victoria - Part 9,
Cutworms and Allies - NOCTUOIDEA (C),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2020, pp. 12-13.
(written 18 August 2012, 18 September 2017, 1 March 2019, 19 December 2020)