(formerly known as Comarchis staurocola)
LITHOSIINAE, ARCTIIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Ken Harris, Moths of Victoria: Part 2)
The adult moths of this species have white and pale yellow forewings, crossed by broad broken brown zigzag stripes. The hindwings are pale yellow darkening towards the wingtips. The wingspan is about 2 cms.
The species has been found in :
George F. Hampson,
Catalogue of the Arctiadae (Arctianae) and Agaristidae in the British Museum,
Catalogue of the Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the British Museum,
Volume 2 (1900), pp. 504-505, and also Figure 14, Plate 33.
Moths of Victoria - Part 2, 2nd edition,
Tiger Moths and Allies - NOCTUOIDEA (A),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2014, pp. 24-25.
Revision of Australian Lepidoptera I,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Series 2, Volume 1, Part 3 (1886), pp. 743-744.
(written 3 February 2015, updated 16 May 2018)