(previously known as Mosoda ophiodes)
LITHOSIINAE, ARCTIIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Peter Marriott, Moths of Victoria: Part 2)
The adult moths of this species have forewings that have a complex pattern of shades of grey and brown. The hindwings are each yellow with brown markings, including a spot at the wingtip. The wingspan is about 2 cms.
The species has been caught in
Moths of Victoria - Part 2,
Tiger Moths and Allies - NOCTUOIDEA (A),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2009, pp. 24-25.
Revision of Australian Lepidoptera. I,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Series 2, Volume 1, Part 3 (1886), pp. 729-730.
(updated 30 June 2010, 17 September 2013)