(previously known as Pisara bifascialis)
NOLINAE, NOLIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)
The adult moth of this species has off-white forewings with a variable number of black and brown spots of various sizes. The hindwings are pale brown, fading to white at the base, each with a dark spot near the middle. The moth has a wingspan of about 2 cms.
The species has been found in
and in Australia in:
Further reading :
Catalogue of Lepidoptera Heterocera,
List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
Part 31, Supplement part 1 (1865), p. 244.
(written 2 November 2014)