(one synonym : Sorocosta trigonota Meyrick, 1886)
NOLINAE, NOLIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Marilyn Hewish, from Moths of Victoria: part 2)
The adult moth of this species has grey-brown forewings with a spotty pattern. The hindwings are pale fawn, darkening to the wingtips. The moth has a wingspan of about 2 cms. The sexes are similar.
This species is found in:
Further reading :
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. 31, and also Plate 18, fig. 31.
Moths of Victoria - Part 2,
Tiger Moths and Allies - NOCTUOIDEA (A),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2009, pp. 32-33.
Revision of Australian Lepidoptera I,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Series 2, Volume 1, Part 3 (1886), pp. 719-720, No. 43.
Catalogue of Lepidoptera Heterocera,
List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
Part 34, Supplement 4 (1866), p. 1507.
(updated 6 July 2013, 24 May 2018, 13 February 2021)