(formerly known as Balataea homotoma)
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)
These adult moths have dark brown forewings. each with one or two large orange marks. The hindwings are white each with a broad black band around the edge. The wingspan is about 2 cms.
The species has been found in
Further reading :
Sphinges and Bombyces,
Catalogue of eastern and Australian Lepidoptera Heterocera in the collection of the Oxford University Museum,
Clarendon Press, Part 1 (1892), pp. 36-37, No. 145, and also Plate 2, Fig. 18.
(written 20 February 2015, updated 10 February 2016, 2 June 2019)