(formerly known as Agrotis mniodes)
NOCTUINAE, NOCTUIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of the Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)
The adult moth of this species has grey-brown patterned forewings including a kidney-shaped mark near the middle of each forewing. The hind wings are buff coloured, with dark veins. The wingspan is about 3 cms.
The species occurs in Australia, including
Further reading :
George F. Hampson,
Catalogue of the Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the British Museum,
Volume 4 (1903), pp. 649-650, No. 1116, and Fig. 120.
Oswald B. Lower,
Descriptions of new Australian Lepidoptera,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Volume 26 (1902), pp. 642-643.
(updated 13 October 2011)