LITHOSIINI, ARCTIINAE, EREBIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Dave Britton, of the Australian Museum, and the Australian National Insect Collection)
The adult moths of this species have brown forewings. The males have a vague dark zigzag line across each forewing, which is thought to emit pheromones. The hindwings are paler than the forewings. The wingspan is about 2 cms.
Although this species is smaller, it looks superficially like Thermeola tasmanica.
The species has been found in Australia in
Further reading :
Oswald B. Lower,
Descriptions of new Australian Lepidoptera,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Volume 26 (1902), p. 639.
(written 11 June 2017, updated 12 June 2019)