STICTOPTERINAE, EUTELIIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)
The adult moth of this species has grey, sometimes patchy, forewings. The hindwings are off-white with wide dark margins. The moth can erect an extraordinary tuft of scales at the base of each forewing. The moth has a wingspan of about 4 cms.
The species has been found in
Further reading :
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 166.
A. Jefferis Turner,
Studies in Australian Lepidoptera,
Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
Volume 44 (1920), pp. 174-175.
(updated 18 February 2010, 13 January 2019, 3 December 2020)