(one synonym : Comarchis chionea Turner, 1899)
LITHOSIINAE, ARCTIIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Donald Hobern, Australian Capital Territory)
The adult moths of this species have white forewings with jagged dark brown lines across them. The hindwings are yellow, with black wingtips. The thorax is dark brown. The wingspan is about 2.5 cms.
The species has been found in :
Further reading :
Rudolf Felder & Alois F. Rogenhofer,
Reise der Osterreichischen Fregatte Novara,
Band 2, Abtheilung 2 (5) (1875), p. 16, and also Plate 140, fig. 37.
Moths of Victoria - Part 2,
Tiger Moths and Allies - NOCTUOIDEA (A),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2009, pp. 20-21, 24-25.
(updated 29 June 2010)