STICTOPTERINAE, EUTELIIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Aila Keto, Springbrook, Queensland)
The adult moth has brown forewings with zig-zag patterns. The hindwings are dark brown, with white patches. The wingspan is about 3 cms.
The females have a white patch near the middle of each forewing. The males have no white patches on the forewings.
The species has been found in
Further reading :
George Francis Hampson,
Catalogue of Noctuidae in the British Museum,
Catalogue of Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the British Museum,
Volume 11 (1912), p. 180, No. 6413, and also Plate 178, fig. 21.
Catalogue of Lepidoptera Heterocera,
List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
Part 33, Supplement part 3 (1865), p. 921.
(updated 5 August 2012, 16 November 2019)