Scoliacma pactolias Meyrick, 1886
Variable Footman
LITHOSIINAE ,   ARCTIIDAE ,   NOCTUOIDEA
  
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Scoliacma pactolias
(Photo: courtesy of Peter Marriott, Moths of Victoria: Part 2)

The adult moths of this species have slightly mottled dark yellow forewings and yellow hindwings. The wingspan is about 2.5 cms.

The species has been found to occur in :

  • New South Wales,
  • Victoria, and
  • Tasmania.


    Further reading :

    Peter Marriott,
    Moths of Victoria - Part 2,
    Tiger Moths and Allies - NOCTUOIDEA (A)
    ,
    Entomological Society of Victoria, 2009, pp. 26-27.

    Edward Meyrick,
    Revision of Australian Lepidoptera I,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Series 2, Volume 1, Part 3 (1886), p. 696, No. 9.


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    (written 7 July 2013, 10 April 2017)