(formerly known as Harpagomorpha catharopa)
GALLERIINAE, PYRALIDAE, PYRALOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of (Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)
These adult moths are brown forewings with a number of red lines from margin to base. The hindwings are plain pale yellow. The wingspan is about 3 cms.
The species is found in Australia in
Further reading :
A. Jefferis Turner,
A revision of the Australian Arctiidae (Lepidoptera),
Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland,
Volume 48 (1937), p. 63.
(written 3 November 2014)