ACONTIINAE, EREBIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, from
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art
This adult moth has white forewings with three black bands across each one, the basal band blending with the black thorax. The head is yellow, and the eyes black. The moth has a wing span of about 2 cms.
The species has been found in Australia in
Arthur G. Butler,
Descriptions of 21 new genera and 103 new species of Lepidoptera Heterocera from the Australian region,
Transactions of the Entomological Society of London,
Volume 4 (1886), pp. 419-420.
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 116.
(updated 19 April 2010, 7 November 2018)