(also known as Manoba major)
NOLINAE, NOLIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Ian McMillan, Imbil, Queensland)
The adult moth of this species has fawn forewings with two darker smudges on the costa. The hindwings are fawn, fading to white at the base. The moth has a wingspan of about 2 cms.
The species has been found across south-east Asia, including
and also in Australia in:
Further reading :
George Francis Hampson,
The Lepidoptera Heterocera of the Nilgiri District,
Illustrations of Typical Specimens of Lepidoptera Heterocera in the Collection of the British Museum,
Part 8 (1891), p. 48, and also Plate 139, fig. 13.
(written 14 November 2012, 21 October 2014)