(previously known as Nudaria mollis)
LITHOSIINI, ARCTIINAE, EREBIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Nick Lambert, Coffs Harbour, New South Wales)
The adult moths of this species basically have white forewings, each with several pale brown zigzag lines and darker spots. The hindwings are plain white. The scales on the wings rub off very easily, leaving a translucent appearance. The wingspan is about 1.5 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), pp. 536-537, and also Plate 34, Figure 24.
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 8, Part 2 (1894), p. 136.
(written 8 February 2015, updated 31 August 2019, 2 April 2022)