(also known as Thallarcha phaedropa Meyrick, 1886)
LITHOSIINAE, ARCTIIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)
The moth of this species has black forewings with two white bands across each one. It has a wingspan of about 1.5 cms.
The species occurs in:
Further reading :
Ian F.B. Common,
Moths of Australia, Melbourne University Press, 1990, pl. 18.18, p. 437.
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. 736-737, No. 70.
(updated 29 June 2010)