(one synonym : Neoclita empyra Turner, 1944)
NOLINAE, NOLIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Peter Marriott, Moths of Victoria: Part 2)
The adult moth of this species is grey with a broad irregular dark band across each forewing. 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 over most of Australia, including
Further reading :
Moths of Victoria: part 2,
Tiger Moths and their Allies - Noctuoidea (A),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2009, pp. 34-35.
A. Jefferis Turner,
A revision of the Australian Nolidae,
Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland,
Volume 55 (1944), p. 20.
(updated 6 July 2013)