LITHOSIINAE, ARCTIIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)
The adult moths of this species have yellow forewings, each crossed by two or three dark-edged wide reddish-purple bands. The hindwings are off-white, darkening toward the wingtips. The hindwing margins are slightly doubly concave. The wingspan is about 1.6 cms.
The species is found in
as well as in Australia in
Further reading :
George Thomas Bethune-Baker,
New Lepidoptera from British New Guinea,
Volume 15 (1908), p. 195, No. 71.
(written 12 June 2019)