(one synonym : Sarrothripus crystallites Meyrick, 1902)
SARROTHRIPINAE, NOLIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Ian McMillan, Imbil, Queensland)
The adult moth has grey fore wings with a wavy light and dark pattern, and white hind wings shading to dark brown at the margins. The wingspan is about 2.5 cms.
This species has been taken in Australia in
Further reading :
Ian F.B. Common,
Moths of Australia,
Melbourne University Press, 1990, fig. 48.12, p. 459.
Moths of Victoria - Part 2, 2nd Edition,
Tiger Moths and Allies - NOCTUOIDEA (A),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2009, pp. 30-31.
A. Jefferis Turner,
Notes of Australian Lepidoptera,
Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
Volume 23 (1899), p. 17.
(updated 17 September 2012)