LITHOSIINAE, ARCTIIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Peter Marriott, Moths of Victoria: Part 2)
The adult moth is white or yellow, with broad ragged black bands across each forewing, and two black spots: a large one near the tornus, and a smaller one near wingtip of each hindwing. It has a wingspan of about 2.5 cms.
The species is found in
Further reading :
Ian F.B. Common,
Moths of Australia, Melbourne University Press, 1990, pl. 18.1, p. 436.
Moths of Victoria - Part 2,
Tiger Moths and Allies - NOCTUOIDEA (A),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2009, pp. 20-23.
Characters of a few Australian Lepidoptera, Collected by Mr. Thomas R. Oxley,
Transactions of the Entomological Society of London,
New Series, Volume 3, Number 8 (1856), p. 285, and also Plate 18, fig. 11.
(updated 13 February 2011)