LITHOSIINAE, ARCTIIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Peter Marriott, Big Desert, Victoria, Moths of Victoria: Part 2)
The adult moths of this species have white forewings, each with black zigzag lines and markings. The hindwings are pale yellow, each with a black mark near the middle, and a back band around the wingtip. The head is white, and the thorax black with white marks. The abdomen is yellow. The wingspan is about 2 cms.
The species has been found in :
Further reading :
Oswald B. Lower,
The Lepidoptera of Broken Hill, New South Wales: Pt I,
Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
Volume 39 (1915), p. 360, No. 20.
Moths of Victoria - Part 2,
Tiger Moths and Allies - NOCTUOIDEA (A),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2009, pp. 24-25.
(written 11 July 2013)