(one synonym : Agrotis repanda Walker, 1857)
NOCTUINAE , NOCTUIDAE , NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Wendy Moore, Melbourne, Victoria)
The adult moth has brown forewings with zig-zag patterns along the margins, and a dumb-bell mark in the centre of each wing. The hind wings are buff, darkening to the margin, with dark veins. It has a wingspan of about 4 cms.
The species is found in Australia in:
Further reading :
Ian F.B. Common,
The Australian Cutworms of the genus Agrotis (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae),
Australian Journal of Zoology,
Volume 6 (1958), Number 1, pp. 69 - 88
in Boisduval & Guenée:
Histoire naturelle des insectes; spécies général des lépidoptères,
Volume 9, Part 5, Section 1 (1852), p. 261, No. 416.
(updated 15 April 2013, 17 September 2013)