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 wings with translucent yellow spots. The head is orange with a black collar, and the antennae black. The thorax is black. The abdomen has alternating black and orange bands. The moth has 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 :
George F. Hampson,
Catalogue of the Syntomidae in the Collection of the British Museum,
Catalogue of the Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the British Museum,
Volume 1 (1898), p. 122, No. 227.
(written 18 April 2019)