(one synonym: Birthama leucosticta Turner, 1904)
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)
The adult female moths of this species have brown patterned forewings, and plain brown hindwings.
The males have a simpler less well-defined pattern, and also have small white spot near the middle of each forewing.
The wingspan is about 3 cms.
The species occurs in :
and in Australia in
Further reading :
George Thomas Bethune-Baker,
New Lepidoptera from British New Guinea,
Volume 11 (1904), p. 387, No. 47, and also Plate 5, fig. 35.
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 106.
(updated 29 August 2010, 22 August 2020)