(previously known as Pitane sejuncta)
LITHOSIINAE, ARCTIIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Donald Hobern, Australian Capital Territory)
The adult male and female moths of this species look similar. They have dark brown forewings that each have two ragged white bands. The hindwings are pale yellow, with vague brown marginal and submarginal bands.
The wingspan is about 1.5 cms. The undersides are similar to the upper surfaces.
The species has been found in :
Rudolf Felder & Alois F. Rogenhofer,
Zoologischer Theil: Lepidoptera,
Reise der Osterreichischen Fregatte Novara,
Band 2, Abtheilung 2 (5) (1875), p. 16, and also Plate 140, fig. 24.
Moths of Victoria - Part 2,
Tiger Moths and Allies - NOCTUOIDEA (A),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2009, pp. 24-25.
(updated 18 December 2010)