(one synonym : Euromene vetustella Walker, 1866)
NOLINAE, NOLIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of D. Hewish, Moths of Victoria: Part 2)
The adult moth of this species has grey-brown forewings with a diagonal pattern. The hindwings are pale fawn, darkening to the wingtips. The moth has a wingspan of about 2 cms. The sexes are similar. The moths are noted for often resting pointing head downwards.
This species is found in:
Further reading :
Moths of Victoria: part 2,
Tiger Moths and their Allies - Noctuoidea (A),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2009, pp. 34-35.
Catalogue of Lepidoptera Heterocera,
List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
Part 34, Supplement 4 (1866), pp. 1143-1144.
(updated 6 July 2013, 13 May 2018)