(one synonym: Birthama discotypa Turner, 1902)
Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, from
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art
The adult moths of this species have pale patchy brown forewings, each with two large darker roundish spots edged in white, one near the base, and one near the apex. The hindwings are plain pale brown. The wingspan is about 2 cms.
The species has been found in;
Further reading :
Thomas P. Lucas,
Australian Lepidoptera : thirty new species,
Transactions of the Natural History Society of Queensland,
Volume 1 (1895), pp. 104-105.
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 106.
(created 7 June 2007, updated 28 February 2012, 3 June 2017, 13 March 2021)