(formerly known as Syntomis ochrospila)
SYNTOMIINI, CTENUCHINI, ARCTIINAE, EREBIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)
The adult moth of this species has a black and orange head and a black thorax. The antennae are black. The wings have several yellowish transparent windows of variable shapes. The abdomen has black and yellow bands, with a dark brown tuft on the tip. The moths have a wingspan of about 3 cms. The hindwings are only about half the span of the forewings.
The species has been found in
Further reading :
A. Jefferis Turner,
Studies in Australian Lepidoptera.,
Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria,
Volume 35, Part 1 (1922), p. 28.
(written 10 July 2017)