LITHOSIINAE, ARCTIIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
male, drawing by George F. Hampson,
Catalogue of the Arctiadæ (Nolinæ, Lithosianæ) in the Collection of the British Museum,
Catalogue of the Lepidoptera Phalænæ in the British Museum
Volume 2 (1900), Plate XXXIII, Figure 1,
image courtesy of Biodiversity Heritage Library, digitized by Smithsonian Libraries.
The adult moths of this species have off-white wings, with a number of dark spots and zigzag stripes on each forewing, and a dark submarginal arc on each hindwing. The wingspan is about 3.5 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), p. 498, No. 1067, and also Plate 33, Figure 1..
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 4, Part 4 (1890), p. 1072.
(written 1 February 2015)