(one synonym: Thosea erecta Swinhoe, 1902)
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)
The moths have forewings each with variable chestnut brown and grey areas, sometimes with a thin white transverse band. The hindwings are pale brown. The undersides are plain pink. The moths have a wingspan of about 2 cms.
The species has been found in
Further reading :
Baron Cajetan & Rudolf Felder,
Reise der Osterreichischen Fregatte Novara um die Erde in den Jahren 1857, 1858, 1859,
Part 9, Band 2, Abtheilung 2, Part 2 (1874), p. 6, and also Plate 83, fig. 14.
New species of eastern and Australian Heterocera,
The Annals and Magazine of Natural History,
Series 7, Volume 9 (1902), p. 418.
(written 29 October 2018)