(one synonym : Termessa hamula, R. Felder, 1875)
LITHOSIINI, ARCTIINAE, EREBIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Michael Jefferies, Stanthorpe, Queensland)
The adult moth is pale yellow with two broad ragged black stripes on each forewing. The forewings have hooked wingtips. The hindwings are yellow with black margins. The wingspan is about 3 cms.
The species is found in
Further reading :
Moths of Victoria - Part 2,
Tiger Moths and Allies - NOCTUOIDEA (A),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2009, pp. 22-23.
Catalogue of Lepidoptera Heterocera,
List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
Part 31, Supplement 1 (1865), pp. 265-266.
(updated 7 May 2013, 1 February 2017, 9 October 2020)