(one synonym: Rhodogastria timiolis Turner, 1915)
ARCTIINAE, ARCTIIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)
The adult moth of this species has forewings that are pale brown with large translucent windows that have a dark brown bar. The hindwings are pale brown. The thorax is white with black spots on it. The abdomen is scarlet on top and white underneath.
The species is found in
and in Australia in
Further reading :
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 14.
Lionel Walter Rothschild,
Bombyces and Sphinges of the Indo-Australian Region: Arctiinae,
in Adalbert Seitz: Macrolepidoptera of the World,
Volume 10 (1914), p. 262.
(updated 28 August 2012)