(one synonym : Palene gracilis Butler, 1877)
LITHOSIINAE, ARCTIIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Ian McMillan, Imbil, Queensland)
The adult moth of this species has white forewings with sparse black spots, splotches, and lines. The hindwings are pale brown, each having a black apex, and a black mark midway along the costa.
The species occurs along the eastern side of Australia, including:
Further reading :
Moths of Victoria - Part 2,
Tiger Moths and Allies - NOCTUOIDEA (A),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2009, pp. 20-21, 24-25.
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 21.
Catalogue of Lepidoptera Heterocera,
List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
Part 28 (1863), p. 369, No. 128.
(updated 29 June 2010, 10 February 2013)