Desert Stub Moth
(one synonym: Oxymetopa phaeogramma Turner, 1943)
OENOSANDRIDAE , NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Peter Marriot, Moths of Victoria - Part 2)
The wings of the moth are grey, with the forewings being darker and each having a number of submarginal dark sinuous parallel lines. The moths have a wingspan of about 4 cms.
The species is found over the south-east quarter of Australia, including
Further reading :
Moths of Victoria - Part 2,,
Tiger Moths and Allies - NOCTUOIDEA (A)
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2009, pp. 6-7.
A. Jefferis Turner,
New species of Lepidoptera from the Barnard collection,
Memoirs of the Queensland Museum,
Volume 12, Part 1 (1941), p. 41.
(updated 21 December 2009)