(one synonym: Euprora tanyphylla Turner, 1929)
NOTODONTINAE, NOTODONTIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Simon Ong, Kununurra, Western Australia)
The adult moths of this species have off-white forewings each with a scattering of brown dashes. In the males these form broken wavy transverse bands containing variable vague dark brown letter 'H'or abbreviations thereof. The prothorax of the males is dark brown.
In the females, the brown markings are paler, less extensive and less coherent.
The hindwings are off-white shading to brown at the margins. The wingspan is about 4 cms.
The species occurs across south-east Asia, including
as well as Australia in
Further reading :
George Thomas Bethune-Baker,
New Lepidoptera from British New Guinea,
Volume 11 (1904), p. 381, No. 28.
(written 1 September 2018, updated 8 October 2020)