(previously known as Psapharacis toxophora)
LITHOSIINAE, ARCTIIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Donald Hobern, Blackheath, New South Wales)
The adult moths of this species have forewings that have each a pronounced bulge on the costa, and a hooked wingtip. The forewings are a spotchy grey-brown crossed by a vague dark zigzag band. The hindwings are brown with dark veins. The wingspan is about 2 cms.
The species occurs in
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. 268, and also Plate 25, fig. 26.
A. Jefferis Turner,
Descriptions of New Lepidoptera from Queensland,
Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
Volume 23 (1899), p. 15.
(updated 31 July 2011, 31 January 2015)