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 white forewings each with a variable pattern of dark brown markings. The hindwings are yellow, each with a broad pale brown band around the margins. The thorax and abdomen are dark brown. The wingspan is about 2 cms.
The male moths have a yellow tuft hairs on the tip of the abdomen.
The species is found in Australia in
Further reading :
A. Jefferis Turner,
A revision of the Australian Arctiidae (Lepidoptera),
Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland,
Volume 51 (1940), p. 73, No. 49.
(written 10 June 2017)