Bridal Sun Moth
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)
The adult moth of this species has grey-brown forewings each with some pale markings, and a submarginal arc of dark chevrons. The hindwings are dark brown, each with a large orange triangle at the base, a submarginal arc of three large orange spots, and sometimes a blue band along the costa. The wingspan is about 4 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. 7.
(written 24 August 2018)