SYNTOMIINI, CTENUCHINI, ARCTIINAE, EREBIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Steven Dodge, Sanctuary Point, New South Wales)
The adult moth of this species has black forewings with a blue sheen, each with some white and some yellow spots. The hindwings are black with yellow spots. The head is black and orange with a black collar, and the antennae black. The thorax is black with an orange patch. The abdomen has alternating black and orange bands. The moth has a wingspan of up to 3 cms. The hindwings are only about half the span of the forewings. but a smaller wingspan than the males.
The species has been found in
Further reading :
A. Jefferis Turner,
Revision of Australian Lepidoptera: Family Geometridae,
Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria,
Volume 35 (1923), pp. 28-29.
(written 18 April 2019, upadted 22 March 2020)