(formerly known as Hydrusa hyalota/I>)
SYNTOMIINI, CTENUCHINI, ARCTIINAE, EREBIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)
The adult moth of this species has black antennae, a black head with an orange collar, and a black thorax. The wings are black with several transparent windows. The abdomen has black and orange bands except for a black segment at the tip of the abdomen. The moths have a wingspan of about 3 cms. The hindwings are only about half the span of the forewings.
The species has been found in
Further reading :
Revision of Australian Lepidoptera I,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Series 2, Volume 1, Part 3 (1886), pp. 777-778, No. 121.
(written 9 July 2017, updated 26 August 2021)