(one synonym : Phalaenoides salomonis Rothschild, 1899)
AGARISTINAE , NOCTUIDAE , NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)
The adult moths of this species are black, with a large white stripe across each forewing, although this is less marked in the male. The hindwings are black with two white spots. The abdomen is banded in black and white, and has a yellow tuft at the tip.
The species is found in
and also in Australia in
Further reading :
At the Light Trap: Records of daytime flying moths (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae: Agaristinae) and the genus Donuca (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae: Catocalinae),
Issue 55 (December 2009), pp. 24-27,
Butterflies and Other Invertebrates Club.
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2008, p. 21.
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 122.
Catalogue of Lepidoptera Heterocera,
List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
Part 31, Supplement 1 (1864), p. 47.
(updated 14 February 2010)