(one synonym : Agrotis repanda Walker, 1857)
NOCTUINAE, NOCTUIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Wendy Moore, Melbourne, Victoria)
The adult moth has brown forewings each with jagged patterns along the margins, pale-edged dark veins, and a dumb-bell mark in the centre of each wing. The hindwings 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.
Peter Marriott & Marilyn Hewish,
Moths of Victoria - Part 9,
Cutworms and Allies - NOCTUOIDEA (C),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2020, pp. 30-31.
(updated 15 April 2013, 14 April 2017, 25 December 2020)