LYMANTRIINAE, EREBIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Specimen: courtesy of the The Australian Museum)
The adult moth is yellow, with a pattern of rusty red spots on the forewings, and a darker abdomen. If the moth in its natural posture is settled facing upward, it may be seen to be a Mr. Angry. It has a wingspan of about 3 cms.
The species has been found in Queensland.
Further reading :
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 108.
A. Jefferis Turner,
Revision of Australian Lepidoptera - Supplementary,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Volume 56 (1931), p. 326.
(updated 11 February 2010)