|Small dull-coloured moths which resemble
the Hypeninae of the Noctuidae. Labial palpi
are large, with the apical segment long, slender and pointed or
flattened. The tibia of the forelegs is very short and in the males is
modified. Most larva feed on dead and decaying leaves. (also placed in
Noctuidae - Herminiinae)
All species pictured have their DNA in the Barcode of Life Database.
|Adrapsa ablualis||Nodaria aneliopis|
Insects of Australia (Chapter 41: Lepidoptera)
E.S. Nielson and I.F.B. Common
CSIRO, Division of Entomology
1137pp (2 volumes), Melbourne University Press, 2nd Edition 1999.
Moths of Australia
Ian F.B. Common
Melbourne University Press, 1990