LITHOSIINAE, ARCTIIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Dave Britton, of the Australian Museum, and the Australian National Insect Collection)
The adult moths of this species are dark brown each with four off-white bars across each forewing two of which touch to make a 'V' shape. The hindwings are off-white, each with a broad pale grey band around the margins. The head is white. The thorax and abdomen are dark brown. The wingspan is about 2 cms.
The species is found in Australia in
Further reading :
A. Jefferis Turner,
A revision of the Australian Arctiidae (Lepidoptera),
Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland,
Volume 51 (1940), p. 74, No. 52.
(written 10 June 2017)