(one synonym : Rivula proleuca Holland, 1900)
Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, from
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art
The adult moths of this species have orange-brown forewings each with a broad white line along the costa and the margin, and with black dots near the wing-tip and the tornus. The hindwings are pale brown, darkening toward the margins. The wingspan is about 2 cms.
The species is found in Australia in
Further reading :
Description of New Australian Lepidoptera,
Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
Volume 14 (1891), pp. 197-198.
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 166.
(written 18 May 2016)