(previously: Rhodogastria nigropunctata)
ARCTIINAE , ARCTIIDAE , NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)
The adult moth of this species has forewings that are brown with large translucent windows, and white at the base. The hindwings are brown fading to white at the base. The thorax is white with black spots on it. The abdomen is scarlet.
The species is found in
and in Australia in
Further reading :
George Thomas Bethune-Baker,
New Heterocera from British New Guinea,
Volume 15 (1908), p. 191, No. 56.
Moths of Kutini-Payamu (Iron Range) National Park,
Issue 76 (March 2015), pp. 12-13, fig.14,
Butterflies and Other Invertebrates Club.
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 14.
(updated 2 December 2010, 14 March 2015)