(formerly known as Comarchis mochlina)
LITHOSIINI, ARCTIINAE, EREBIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)
The adult moths of this species have off-white forewings, each crossed by two dark brown stripes. The hindwings are pale yellow darkening towards the wingtips. The wingspan is about 2 cms.
The species has been found in :
George F. Hampson,
Catalogue of the Arctiadae (Nolinae, Lithosianae) in the Collection of the British Museum,
Catalogue of the Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the British Museum,
Volume 2 (1900), p. 505, No. 1083, and also Plate 33, Figure 18.
A. Jefferis Turner,
Descriptions of New Lepidoptera from Queensland,
Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
Volume 23 (1896), pp. 20-21.
(written 3 February 2015, updated 1 September 2019)