Northern Saltbush Moth
(previously known as Caradrina pelosticta)
NOCTUINAE, NOCTUIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)
The adult moth has brown forewings each with two pale streaks. The hindwings are off-white, with dark veins. The wingspan is about 3 cms.
The species occurs in
Further reading :
George F. Hampson,
Catalogue of the Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the British Museum,
Volume 8 (1909), pp. 383-384, No. 4045, and also Plate 131, fig. 22.
Oswald B. Lower,
Descriptions of new genera and species of Australian Lepidoptera,
Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
Volume 26 (1902), p. 224.
Peter Marriott & Marilyn Hewish,
Moths of Victoria - Part 9,
Cutworms and Allies - NOCTUOIDEA (C),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2020, pp. 30-31.
(written 3 February 2012, updated 26 December 2020)