(one synonym : Termessa terpnodes Turner, 1940)
LITHOSIINAE, ARCTIIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Marilyn Hewish, Moths of Victoria: Part 2)
The adult moth black forewings, each with three broken yellow zigzag bands. The hindwings are yellow, each with two large black spots. The wingspan is about 3 cms.
The species occurs in
Further reading :
Oswald B. Lower,
New Australian Lepidoptera,
Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
Volume 15 (1892), pp. 6-7.
Moths of Victoria - Part 2,
Tiger Moths and Allies - NOCTUOIDEA (A),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2009, pp. 22-23.
(written 9 July 2013, updated 14 May 2018)