(previously known as Stictoptera hemithyris)
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)
The adult moth of this species has patterned brown forewings, with variable pale sections. The hindwings are white, each with a broad brown margin, and brown veins. The wingspan is about 2 cms.
The species has been found in Asia in
as well as in Australia in
Further reading :
Different but the same,
Issue 63 (December 2011), pp. 6-9,
Butterflies and Other Invertebrates Club.
George F. Hampson,
Descriptions of new species of Noctuidae in the British Museum,
Annals and Magazine of Natural History,
Series 7, Volume 16 (1905), p. 534.
(written 5 August 2012, 3 January 2014)