Nodding Saltbush Moth
(previously known as Orthosia horologa)
NOCTUINAE, NOCTUIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Donald Hobern, Aranda, Australian Capital Territory)
This moth has brown wings with a complex pattern including a kidney-shaped white spot on each forewing. The wingspan is about 3 cms.
The species has been found in:
Further reading :
Peter Marriott & Marilyn Hewish,
Moths of Victoria - Part 9,
Cutworms and Allies - NOCTUOIDEA (C),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2020, pp. 30-31.
Descriptions of new Lepidoptera from Australia and New Zealand,
Transactions of The Entomological Society of London,
1897, p. 367.
(updated 22 November 2011, 12 December 2016, 26 December 2020)