LITHOSIINAE, ARCTIIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)
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, updated 31 August 2019)