(previously known as Chiriphe stenopa)
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 splochy grey forewings each crossed by two white zigzag bands. The hindwings are off-white shading to pale grey at the margins. The wingspan is about 2 cms.
The species occurs 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), p. 265, No. 554, and also Plate 25, Figure 27,
Revision of Australian Lepidoptera I,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Series 2, Volume 1, Part 3 (1886), pp. 732-733, No. 63.
(written 31 January 2015, updated 31 August 2019)