NOTODONTINAE, NOTODONTIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Donald Hobern, Blackheath, New South Wales)
The adult moth of this species has fawn or grey forewings with a faint pattern of darker lines and speckles. The male also has a pale patch on each forewing costa. The hindwings are paler with no pattern, even paler toward the bases, and have recurved margins. The wingspan is about 4 cms.
The species is found in
Further reading :
Moths of Victoria: part 2,
Tiger Moths and their Allies - Noctuoidea (A),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2009, pp. 12-13.
A. Jefferis Turner,
Revision of Australian Lepidoptera,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Volume 28 (1903), p. 69, No. 25.
(updated 7 April 2013)