(one synonym : Nishada louisiadensis Rothschild, 1913)
LITHOSIINAE, ARCTIIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Dave Britton, of the Australian Museum, and the Australian National Insect Collection)
The adult moths of this species have pale brown forewings, each with a darker round smark near the middle. The hindwings are paler brown. The wingspan is about 2 cms.
The species has been found in
as well as in Australia in
Further reading :
On some Lepidoptera from New Guinea,
Transactions of the Entomological Society of London,
1889, p. 460, No. 11.
(written 11 June 2017)