(previously known as Comarchis equidistans)
LITHOSIINAE, ARCTIIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)
This species has adult moths with forewings that are black, each crossed by 4 yellow bands. The hindwings are yellow with a broad black border around the margins. The wingspan is about 2.5 cms.
The species has been found in :
Thomas P. Lucas,
On Queensland and other Australian Macro-Lepidoptera,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Series 2, Volume 4, Part 4 (1890), pp. 1080-1081.
(written 10 February 2013)