(one synonym : Neobrocha phaeocyma Meyrick, 1886)
LITHOSIINAE, ARCTIIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)
The adult moths of this species have yellow or brown forewings each having five submarginal areas each sometimes delineated by a dark zigzag line, and sometimes containing one or two dark spots. The hindwings are plain pale brown with dark margins. The wingspan of the males is about 2.5 cms. The wingspan of the females is about 3 cms.
The species is found in Australia, including:
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. 301-302, No. 632,, and also pp. 498-499, No. 1068,, and also Plate 33, Figure 2.
Revision of Australian Lepidoptera I,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Series 2, Volume 1, Part 3 (1886), p. 708, No. 28.
(updated 7 May 2011, 2 February 2015)