(formerly known as Comarchis irregularis)
LITHOSIINI, ARCTIINAE, EREBIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of the Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)
The adult moths of this species have white forewings, each with black irregular zigzag markings and some yellow shading. The hindwings are yellow, with black areas at the wingtips. The wingspan is about 2 cms.
The species has been found in :
The species is similar to Philenora aspectalella but is larger and has a more diagonal pattern.
Thomas P. Lucas,
On Queensland and other Australian Macro-Lepidoptera, with Localities and Descriptions of new Species,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Series 2, Volume 4, Part 4 (1890), p. 1082.
(written 23 March 2021)