(previously known as Teara argentosa)
THAUMETOPOEINAE, NOTODONTIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richarson, Kuranda, Queensland)
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 of the male is about 4 cms. The wingspan of the female is about 4.5 cms.
This species occurs in :
Further reading :
Thomas P. Lucas,
On Queensland and other Australian macro-lepidoptera, with localities, and descriptions of new species,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Series 2, Volume 4, Part 4 (1890), pp. 1089-1090.
(updated 11 November 2012)