(previously known as Comarchis chrysochoa)
LITHOSIINAE , ARCTIIDAE , NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Peter Marriott, Moths of Victoria: Part 2)
The adult moths of this species have yellow forewings with black zigzag lines and markings, including a broad black marginal band containing white marks. The hindwings are yellow, each with a black mark near the middle, and a black band along the margin. The head and thorax are black with white markings. The abdomen is yellow. 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), pp. 740-741, No. 75.
(written 11 July 2013)