LITHOSIINAE, ARCTIIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Elaine McDonald, Nicholls Rivulet, Tasmania)
The adult moths of this species have white forewings with dark brown markings. The hindwings are ywllow with a dark area at the wingtip, and a dark dash near the middle. The head is white. The thorax is black and white. The abdomen is yellow with a black dot on the back of each segment. The wingspan is about 2 cms.
The species has been found in :
Further reading :
A. Jefferis Turner,
A revision of the Australian Arctiidae (Lepidoptera),
Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland,
Volume 51 (1940), pp. 89-90, No. 104.
(written 4 February 2020)