(previously known as Euchromia bicolor)
SYNTOMIINI, CTENUCHINI, ARCTIINAE, EREBIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)
The adult moth of this species has wings that are basically black except for white tips to the antennae, a yellow head, and transverse black and yellow bands on its abdomen. The wingspan is about 3 cms.
Specimens of this species have been taken in
List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
Part 1 (1854), p. 255, No. 96.
Paul Zborowski and Ted Edwards,
A Guide to Australian Moths,
CSIRO Publishing, 2007, p. 13.
(updated 13 September 2010, 22 September 2017)