NOTODONTINAE, NOTODONTIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)
The adult moths of this species have speckled white and brown forewings with green tinges. The female has rather more white markings. The hindwings are plain brown. The green markings fade to brown in dead specimens. The wingspan is about 5 cms.
The species is found in
and in Australia in
Further reading :
George Thomas Bethune-Baker,
New Lepidoptera from British New Guinea,
Volume 11 (1904), pp. 374-375, No. 13, and also Plate 5, fig. 44.
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 174.
(updated 21 April 2011)