(previously known as Gadirtha pulchra)
SARROTHRIPINAE, NOLIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, from
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art
The adult moth is buff and grey, with some dark lines on each forewing. The hindwings are white, shading to brown at the margins, with dark veins. The wingspan is about 4 cms.
The species occurs in Australia in
Further reading :
Arthur G. Butler,
Descriptions of 21 new genera and 103 new species of Lepidoptera Heterocera from the Australian region,
Transactions of the Entomological Society of London,
1886, Part 4, p. 412-413, No. 52.
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 172.
(updated 22 October 2012, 21 October 2014)