NOTODONTINAE, NOTODONTIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)
The adult moths of this species have speckled green, brown and white forewings, and plain brown hindwings. The green coloration is inclined to fade to brown in museum specimens. The wingspan is about 5 cms.
This is a rainforest species, and has been found in
Further reading :
Ian F.B. Common,
Moths of Australia,
Melbourne University Press, 1990, pl. 17.3, p. 420.
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 174.
Catalogue of Lepidoptera Heterocera,
List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
Part 32, Supplement 2 (1865), p. 461.
(updated 2 June 2013, 8 October 2020)