(formerly known as Scaeodora placochrysa)
LITHOSIINI, ARCTIINAE, EREBIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)
The adult moths of this species have yellow wings with bold dark brown markings on the forewings, and broad brown borders on the hindwings. Abdominal segments one to four are yellow, and five to eight are brown. The wingspan is about 1.5 cms.
The species has been found in :
George F. Hampson,
Catalogue of the Arctiadae (Nolinae, Lithosianae) in the Collection of the British Museum,
Catalogue of the Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the British Museum,
Volume 2 (1900), p. 511, No. 1099, and also Plate 33, Figure 27.
A. Jefferis Turner,
Notes on Australian Lepidoptera,
Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
Volume 23 (1899), p. 18.
(written 2 February 2015, updated 14 August 2019)