(previously known as: Susica resplendens)
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)
The adult moths of this species have red forewings, each with an indistinct dark transverse line. The hindwings are each a paler red. The head and thorax are densely covered in red hair-like scales. The abdomen is pale brown. The wingspan is about 3 cms.
The species occurs in
Further reading :
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 105.
A. Jefferis Turner,
Revision of Australian Lepidoptera: Drepanidae, Limacodidae, Zygaenidae,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Volume 51 (1926), p. 435, No. 43.
(updated 1 November 2010, 7 February 2016, 13 August 2019)