(previously known as Lithosia nitens)
LITHOSIINI, ARCTIINAE, EREBIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Nick Monaghan, Tewantin National Park, Queensland)
The adult moths of this species are pale brown all over. The wingspan is about 2.5 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. 118, No. 225, and also Plate 21, fig. 9.
Catalogue of Lepidoptera Heterocera,
List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
Part 31 (1865), p. 231.
(updated 11 May 2013, 11 October 2015)