(one synonym : Deilemera albipuncta H. Druce, 1888)
ARCTIINAE, ARCTIIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle)
The adult moth of this species is dark brown with some white spots of various sizes on each forewing. The hindwings are white with a broad black border containg some white spots. The moth has a wingspan of about 4 cms.
The species is found in
and in Australia in
Further reading :
List of Lepidoptera Heterocera, with descriptions of the new species,
collected by Mr. C.M. Woodford at Aola, Guadalcanar Island, Solomon Islands,
Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London,
1888, p. 573, No. 15.
Edition 10, Volume 1 (1760), Class 5, Part 3, p. 510, No. 75.
(written 17 March 2017)