(one synonym : Barasa orthosticha Turner, 1920)
SARROTHRIPINAE, NOLIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph, listed as Platyprosopa nigrostrigata)
The adult moth of this species has greenish-brown forewings, each with a pale wiggly subterminal line, and a triangular dark mark on the costa of each forewing.
The hindwings are pale brown, with dark veins. The wingspan is about 3.5 cms.
The species has been found in south-east Asia and across the Pacific, including
and also in Australia in
Further reading :
George Thomas Bethune-Baker,
Notes on a small collection of Heterocera from the Fiji Islands, with descriptions of some new species,
Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London,
1905, Part 1, p. 93.
(updated 25 October 2011, 15 August 2019)