LITHOSIINI, ARCTIINAE, EREBIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Elaine McDonald, Nicholls Rivulet, Tasmania)
The adult moths of this species have brown forewings. The males have a vague dark band across the middle, which is thought to emit pheromones. The hindwings are plain pale yellowish brown. The wingspan is about 3 cms.
Although this species is larger, it looks superficially like Ctenosia infuscata.
The species is found in Australia in
Further reading :
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), p. 96, No. 169 and fig. 30
(written 11 June 2017, updated 12 June 2019, 27 February 2020, 23 August 2021)