(previously known as Sorocostia aulacota)
NOLINAE, NOLIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Elaine McDonald, Nicholls Rivulet, Tasmania)
The adult moth of this species has pale brown forewings each with a number of incomplete dark zig-zag lines. The hindwings are pale brown. The moth has a wingspan of about 2 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. 46, No. 94, and also Plate 19, fig. 21.
Revision of Australian Lepidoptera. I,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Series 2, Volume 1, Part 3 (1886), pp. 722-723.
(written 26 January 2015, updated 16 December 2018, 28 December 2019)