(previously known as Castulo laeta)
LITHOSIINAE, ARCTIIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Peter Marriott, Moths of Victoria: Part 2)
The adult moth is yellow with two zigzag black bands and a black mark near the tip of each forewing, and three black patches on each hindwing. The wingspan is about 3 cms.
The species occurs in
Further reading :
Ian F.B. Common,
Moths of Australia,
Melbourne University Press, 1990, pl. 18.3, p. 436.
Moths of Victoria - Part 2,
Tiger Moths and Allies - NOCTUOIDEA (A),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2009, pp. 22-23.
List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
Part 7 (1856), pp. 1689-1690, No. 1.
(written 9 July 2013, updated 1 February 2017, 6 February 2019)