(previously known as Sorocostia cycota)
NOLINAE, NOLIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Peter Marriott, Moths of Victoria: Part 2)
The adult moth of this species is grey with several jagged dark lines across each forewing. The hindwings are pale grey. The moth has a wingspan of about 2 cms. The sexes are similar.
This species is found in the southern half of Australia, including
The species is very variable, and may be a complex of several so-far undescribed species.
Further reading :
Moths of Victoria: part 2,
Tiger Moths and their Allies - Noctuoidea (A),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2009, pp. 34-35.
Revision of Australian Lepidoptera I,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Series 2, Volume 1, Part 3 (1886), p. 723, No. 50.
(updated 6 July 2013, 26 May 2018, 13 February 2021)