(previously known as Calligenia pilcheri)
(Photo: courtesy of Valry Ryland, Magnetic Island, Queensland)
This adult moth has brown forewings, each with a number of off-white spots of various sizes, and a couple of yellow patches. The hindwings are brown with yellow costas and hind margins.
The head is yellow, as are the feet (tarsi), although the legs are white on top and brown underneath. The wingspan is about 2 cms.
The species occurs in
Further reading :
Thomas P. Lucas,
On Queensland and other Australian Lepidoptera with descriptions of new species,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Series 2, Volume 6, Part 2 (1891), p. 279.
(written 25 May 2018, updated 11 June 2018)