(previously known as Chiriphe dictyota)
LITHOSIINAE , ARCTIIDAE , NOCTUOIDEA
male, drawing by George F. Hampson, listed as Licnoptera anguliscripta,
Catalogue of the Arctiadæ (Nolinæ, Lithosianæ) in the Collection of the British Museum,
Catalogue of Lepidoptera Phalænæ in the British Museum,
Volumes I-III (1898-1901), Plate XXVI, figure 21,
Image courtesy of Biodiversity Heritage Library, digitized by Smithsonian Libraries.
The adult moths of this species have pale brown forewings each with a network of broad black lines. The hindwings are pale brown darkening towards the wingtips. The wingspan is about 1.5 cms.
The species has been found in :
George F. Hampson,
Catalogue of the Arctiadae (Nolinae, Lithosianae) in the Collection of the British Museum,
Catalogue of the Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the British Museum,
Volume 2 (1900), p. 286, and also Plate 26, figure 21.
Revision of Australian Lepidoptera. I,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Series 2, Volume 1, Part 3 (1886), p. 735.
(written 31 January 2015)