(previously known as Gyrtona pusilla)
SARROTHRIPINAE, NOLIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)
The adult moths of this species have forewings that are brown, each with a dark spot in the middle. The hindwings are pale brown, fading toward the bases, with dark veins. The moths have a wingspan of about 2 cms.
This species is found in south-east Asia, including
as well as in Australia in
Further reading :
Descriptions of Indian Lepidoptera Heterocera from the Collection of the Late Mr. W.S. Atkinson,
Asiatic Society of Bengal,
Part 3 (1888), p. 289.
(written 13 November 2012)