(previously known as Gadirtha poliochroa)
SARROTHRIPINAE, NOLIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Aila Keto, Springbrook, Queensland)
The adult moths of this species have forewings each with a complex brown pattern, and with pale areas near the wingtips and along the hind margins. The hindwings are off-white, darkening to brown at the margins. The wingspan is about 3.5 cms.
The species occurs in
Further reading :
George Francis Hampson,
Catalogue of Noctuidae in the British Museum,
Catalogue of Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the British Museum,
Volume 11 (1909), p. 350, No. 6660, and also Plate 183, fig. 9.
(written 22 June 2016, updated 15 August 2019)