NOTODONTINAE, NOTODONTIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Ian McMillan, Imbil, Queensland)
The adult moth of this species has fawn forewings each with a variable pattern of incomplete dark lines and vague dark patches. The hindwings are pale grey. The head has a double crest of hairy scales. The wingspan is about 3 cms.
The species is found in
Catalogue of Lepidoptera Heterocera,
List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
Part 32, Supplement 2 (1865), p. 458.
(written 14 February 2018)