(formerly known as Diphtheraspis modicus)
LITHOSIINI, ARCTIINAE, EREBIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of the Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)
The adult moths of this species have pale brown forewings, each with variable narrow dark bands, including one parllel to the margin. The hindwings are very pale brown. 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. 506, No. 1085 and also Plate 33, fig. 23.
Thomas P. Lucas,
New Species of Australian Lepidoptera,
Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
Volume 8, Part 3 (1894), p. 74.
(written 7 February 2015, updated 31 August 2019, 23 May 2021)