Yellow Crossed Footman
LITHOSIINAE, ARCTIIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Donald Hobern, Aranda, Australian Capital Territory)
The adult moths of this species have white or yellow forewings with four lumpy black bands. The hindwings are yellow, each with a black wingtip. The abdomen is yellow with a black mark on the back of each segment. The wingspan is about 2 cms.
The species has been found in :
Further reading :
Ian F.B. Common,
Moths of Australia,
Melbourne University Press, 1990, pl. 31.5, p. 437.
Moths of Victoria - Part 2,
Tiger Moths and Allies - NOCTUOIDEA (A),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2009, pp. 24-25.
A. Jefferis Turner,
A revision of the Australian Arctiidae (Lepidoptera),
Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland,
Volume 51 (1940), p. 93, No. 121.
(updated 11 May 2013, 8 August 2014)