(previously known as Sorocostia aenictis)
NOLINAE, NOLIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of E. Friedrich, Moths of Victoria: Part 2)
The adult moth of this species has grey-brown forewings each with a number of wavy dark bands. The hindwings are off-white, each shading to pale brown at the wingtip. The moth has a wingspan of about 3 cms.
The species has been found in Australia in:
George F. Hampson,
Catalogue of the Arctiadae (Nolinae, Lithosianae) in the Collection of the British Museum,
Catalogue of the Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the British Museum,
Volume 2 (1900), p. 45, No. 91, and also Plate 19, fig. 15.
Moths of Victoria - Part 2,
Tiger Moths and Allies - NOCTUOIDEA (A),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2009.
Revision of Australian Lepidoptera. II,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Series 2, Volume 2, Part 4 (1888), p. 923.
(written 26 January 2015, updated 16 February 2021)