(previously known as Teara argentata)
THAUMETOPOEINAE, NOTODONTIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, from
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art
The adult moth has wings that are off-white, each with a submarginal row of whiter spots. The forewings each have a brown line along the costa. The abdomen is yellow. The wingspan is about 3 cms.
This species occurs in :
Further reading :
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 177.
Catalogue of Lepidoptera Heterocera,
List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
Part 32, Supplement 2 (1865), p. 355.
(updated 11 November 2012)