(erroneously: Hyleora capucina)
NOTODONTINAE , NOTODONTIDAE , NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Peter Marriott, Moths of Victoria: Part 2)
The Caterpillars of this species feed on :
The adult forewings are greyish brown, with a dark band across each one. The hindwings are orange. The wingspan is about 7 cms.
The eggs are pale green and spherical. They are laid amid tail hairs from the mother.
The species occurs in :
Further reading :
Ian F.B. Common,
Moths of Australia,
Melbourne University Press, 1990, pl. 17.14, p. 421.
Rudolf Felder & Alois F. Rogenhofer,
Zoologischer Theil: Lepidoptera,
Reise der Osterreichischen Fregatte Novara,
Band 2, Abtheilung 2 (1875), p. 5, and also Plate 98, fig. 1.
Moths of Victoria: part 2,
Tiger Moths and their Allies - Noctuoidea (A),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2009, pp. 8-9, 14-15.
(updated 7 April 2013)