(previously known as Pallene elegans)
LITHOSIINAE , ARCTIIDAE , NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Donald Hobern, Blackheath, New South Wales)
The moth of this species is white, with a broad brown margin, a jagged brown bar containing a white-edged round spot, and a brown base, to each forewing. The wingspan is about 1.5 cms.
The species has been caught in :
Further reading :
Arthur G. Butler,
On Lepidoptera of the family Lithosiidae, in the collection of the British Museum.,
Transactions of the Entomological Society of London,
1877, p. 334, No. 58.
Moths of Victoria - Part 2,
Tiger Moths and Allies - NOCTUOIDEA (A),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2009, pp. 24-25.
(updated 2 August 2011)