Bastard Sun Moth
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)
The adult moth of this species has pale grey-brown forewings each with substantial dark brown markings. The hindwings are dark brown each with two scarlet patches, and a submarginal arc of scarlet spots. The wingspan is about 3 cms.
The species occurs in
Further reading :
John O. Westwood,
A monograph of the Lepidopterous genus Castnia and some allied groups,
Transactions of the Linnean Society of London, 2nd Series (Zoology),
Volume 1 (1877), p. 197, and also Plate 33, fig. 10.
(written 22 August 2018)