(one synonym : Sorocostia leuconephes Turner, 1944)
NOLINAE, NOLIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Ken Harris, Moths of Victoria: part 2)
The adult moth of this species is grey with irregular dark bands across each forewing. The hindwings are pale fawn. 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), pp. 29-30, No. 55, and also Plate 18, fig. 28.
Moths of Victoria: part 2,,
Tiger Moths and their Allies - Noctuoidea (A),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2009, pp. 34-35.
Descriptions of Australian Micro-Lepidoptera: Part XI,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Series 2, Volume 1, Part 3 (1886), pp. 720-721.
(updated 6 July 2013, 27 May 2018)