A very variable moth found in native forest, especially riverine forest.
White stripe along back mimics leaf-vein. Feeds on host seeds and foliage.
Pupates in cocoon in ground detritus.
Variable wing colour and pattern. Fine brown cross-lines on forewing with varying thickness. Thick brown border at wing base or outer area. All 4 wings may be dull brown or yellow. Females often have pinkish-brown to blackish bar spanning middle of wing. September to March. Flies at night, attracted to light.
11 - 15mm