(previously known as Sorcostia niphostena)
NOLINAE , NOLIDAE , NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Peter Marriott, Moths of Victoria: Part 2)
The adult moth of this species is pale grey with a pale area at the base, and three dark patches along the margin of 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
Further reading :
Oswald B. Lower,
New Australian Lepidoptera,
Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
Volume 20 (1896), pp. 153-154.
Moths of Victoria: part 2,
Tiger Moths and their Allies - Noctuoidea (A),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2009, pp. 34-35.
(updated 1 March 2011)