(previously known as Castorura chrysias)
(Photo: courtesy of Simon Ong, Durack, Western Australia)
The adult moths have forewings which are dark brown with yellow blotches. The hindwings are yellow with a margin of long black hairs. The moth has an orange abdomen which has a tuft of yellow hairs on the tip. The moths only have a wingspan of about 1.5 cms.
The species has been found in:
Further reading :
Descriptions of New Lepidoptera,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Series 2, Volume 1 (1886), pp. 1047-1048.
(written 4 February 2017, updated 2 October 2020)