(previously known as Sarotricha punctata)
SARROTHRIPINAE, NOLIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)
The adult moth of this species has forewings that are grey with black spots of various sizes. The hindwings are white shading to brown at the edges. The wingspan is about 2.5 cms.
The species occurs in
as well as in Australia in
Further reading :
Thomas P. Lucas,
On Queensland and other Australian Macro-Lepidoptera, with localities, and descriptions of new species,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Series 2, Volume 4, Part 4 (1890), p. 1075.
(updated 26 January 2010)