(one synonym : Halone nephobola Turner, 1944)
LITHOSIINI, ARCTIINAE, EREBIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)
The adult moths of this species have speckled brown wings, with a submarginal pale line across each forewing. The wingspan is about 2 cms.
The species has been found in :
Lepidoptera of the Victorian Alps; Two New Butterflies for Victoria,
The Victorian Naturalist,
Volume 25 (1884), p. 34.
George F. Hampson,
Catalogue of the Arctiadae (Nolinae, Lithosianae) in the Collection of the British Museum,
Catalogue of the Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the British Museum,
Volume 2 (1900), pp. 278-279, No. 584, and also Plate 26, Figure 23.
Catalogue of Lepidoptera Heterocera,
List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
Part 2 (1854), p. 540.
(written 1 February 2015, updated 14 November 2017, 31 August 2019)