(previously known as Sorocostia hesycha)
NOLINAE, NOLIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)
The adult moth of this species has grey-brown forewings each with two diagonal white bands. The hindwings are off-white, each shading to pale brown at the wingtip. 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. 30, No. 56, and also Plate 18, fig. 29.
Revision of Australian Lepidoptera. II,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Series 2, Volume 2, Part 4 (1888), p. 922.
(written 26 January 2015, updated 14 August 2019, 13 February 2021)