(formerly known as Hydrusa chlorometis)
SYNTOMIINI, CTENUCHINI, ARCTIINAE, EREBIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)
The adult moth of this species has black antennae, an orange head with a black line through the middle, and a black thorax with an orange spot each side. The wings are black with transparent windows. The abdomen has black and orange bands. The moths have a wingspan of about 2 cms. The hindwings are only about half the span of the forewings.
The species has been found in
Further reading :
Revision of Australian Lepidoptera I,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Series 2, Volume 1, Part 3 (1886), p. 782, No. 131.
(written 9 July 2017)