(one synonym : Agrotis cygnea Common, 1958)
NOCTUINAE, NOCTUIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo : copyright of Uwe Path, Alice Springs, Northern Territory)
The adults are brown, with two greyish streaks along each forewing, terminating in a triple arrow markings on each forewing margin. The hind wings are light brown with a darker border. At rest the moth holds its wings like a tent over its body. The moth has a wingspan of about 4 cms.
The species occurs in
Further reading :
Oswald B. Lower,
The Lepidoptera of Broken Hill, New South Wales, Pt IV,
Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
Volume 42 (1918), pp. 233.
(written 12 April 2014)