(previously known as Eutane gratiosa)
LITHOSIINAE, ARCTIIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
These Caterpillars feed on :
The adult moth has white forewings with broad black zig-zag bands across each one. The hindwings are yellow, each with a dark brown arc at the termen, and a dark brown spot on the tornus. The moth has a wingspan of about 2 cms.
The species is found in the south-eastern quarter of Australia, including:
Further reading :
Ian F.B. Common,
Moths of Australia,
Melbourne University Press, 1990, pl. 18.7, p. 436.
Moths of Victoria - Part 2,
Tiger Moths and Allies - NOCTUOIDEA (A),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2009, pp. 22-23.
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 21.
Catalogue of Lepidoptera Heterocera,
List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
Part 31, Supplement 1 (1865), p. 239.
(updated 7 May 2013, 17 September 2013)