(one synonym is Lophoptera aleuca Hampson, 1912)
STICTOPTERINAE , NOCTUIDAE , NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)
The adult moth of this species has forewings that are brown, with a white streak from base to margin, and a dark curved arc along the costa which sometimes contains a short yellow streak.
The hindwings are black with a white area around the base. The wingspan is about 3 cms.
The species has been found in
as well as in Australia in
Further reading :
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 166.
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. 920.
(updated 7 August 2012, 29 June 2017)