(previously known as Selepta curiosa)
SARROTHRIPINAE, NOLIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)
The adult moth of this species has forewings that are purplish grey, each with brown markings near the base and near the apex. The thorax and head are brown. The wingspan is about 2 cms.
The species occurs in south-east Asia, including
and in Australia in
Further reading :
The moths of Burma: Part II,
Transactions of the Entomological Society of London,
1890, p. 235, No. 374.
(updated 26 January 2010)