(Photo: courtesy of Donald Hobern, Aranda, Australian Capital Territory)
The Caterpillars of this species are thought to feed on the foliage of:
The adult moth has forewings that have a cream basal third, and a dark brown marginal two thirds. The hindwings are yellow. The wingspan is about 2 cms.
The species has been found in eastern Australia, including:
Oswald B. Lower,
New Australian Heterocera,
Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
Volume 18 (1894), p. 105.
Peter B. McQuillan, Jan A. Forrest, David Keane, & Roger Grund,
Caterpillars, moths, and their plants of Southern Australia,
Butterfly Conservation South Australia Inc., Adelaide (2019), p. 52.
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 97.
(updated 1 February 2010, 18 November 2020)