(one synonym is Porthesia enthysana Swinhoe, 1903)
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)
The adult moth of this species is white, except for having yellow hairs on the forewing hindmargins, and a black abdomen with a yellow tuft on the tip. The moth has a wingspan of about 3 cms.
The species has been found in
Further reading :
A. Jefferis Turner,
New Australian Lepidoptera,
Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
Volume 26 (1902), pp. 175-176.
(written 22 December 2018)