The caterpillars can be agricultural pests, attacking grain such as Pearl Millet. By day they rest in a web in the soil by a foodplant, emerging to feed on the plant at night.
Moth: light to dark brown forewings, each with a dark submarginal band, and dark marginal fringes. Each forewing also has an elongated dark spot near the middle. The moth has a wingspan up to 2 cms.
The species is found over much of the tropics, including: La Réunion, Namibia,
as well as in Australia in Western Australia, Queensland, and New South Wales.
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