(previously known as Scytrophanes amblyiodes)
NOTODONTINAE, NOTODONTIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Elaine McDonald, Nicholls Rivulet, Tasmania )
The adult moth of this species has fawn or grey forewings with a faint pattern of darker sinuous lines.
The hindwings are paler with no pattern, even paler toward the bases, and have recurved margins. Both sexes have pectinated antennae. The moths can erect a prominent crest of scales behind the head. The wingspan is about 5 cms.
The species is found in
Further reading :
Moths of Victoria: part 2,
Tiger Moths and their Allies - Noctuoidea (A),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2009, pp. 12-13.
A. Jefferis Turner,
Revision of Australian Lepidoptera — Supplementary,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Volume 56 (1931), p. 330.
(updated 7 April 2013, 5 August 2019)