(one synonym : Cluaca struthias Meyrick, 1886)
LITHOSIINAE, ARCTIIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Peter Marriott, Moths of Victoria - Part 2)
The male adult moths of this species have black forewings each with a yellow band across the middle containing a black spot on the hind margin. The hindwings are yellow with variable black margins, and each has a variable dark spot near the middle. The wingspan is up to 3 cms.
The species is found in:
Further reading :
Moths of Victoria - Part 2,
Tiger Moths and Allies - NOCTUOIDEA (A),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2009, pp. 22-23.
List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
Part 2 (1854), p. 562, No. 1.
(updated 1 May 2013)