Showy Sun Moth
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)
The Caterpillars of this species appear to feed upon the roots of the plant :
The adult moths have brown forewings with white markings, and dark brown hindwings with red spots.
The species is found in
Catalogue of Lepidoptera Heterocera,
List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
Part 31, Supplement 1 (1865), pp. 44-45.
(updated 19 December 2009, 21 August 2018)