(one synonym : Comarchis cosmia Turner, 1899)
LITHOSIINAE, ARCTIIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Donald Hobern, Aranda, Australian Capital Territory)
The adult moths of this species have yellow forewings with two jagged dark brown lines across them. The thorax is dark brown. The hindwings are yellow with a broad black margins. The wingspan is about 2 cms.
The species has been found in :
Further reading :
Moths of Victoria - Part 2,
Tiger Moths and Allies - NOCTUOIDEA (A),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2009, pp. 24-25.
Revision of Australian Lepidoptera I,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Series 2, Volume 1, Part 3 (1886), p. 738, No. 73.
(updated 22 March 2011)