PROCRIDINAE, ZYGAENIDAE, ZYGAENOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)
The adult male moth of this species has black wings. The head is black with a shiny gold collar. The thorax is black, and the abdomen is black with a gold iridescence. The antennae are pectinated. The wingspan of the male is about 1.8 cms.
The female is black, with a shiny gold collar, and a bunch of gold hairs on the tip of the abdomen. The female has thread-like antennae. The wingspan of the female is about 1.6 cms.
The species has been found in:
Gerhard M. Tarmann,
Zygaenid moths of Australia,
CSIRO Publishing 2004, pp. 59, 66-67, 86, 88-89, 92, 94, 96, 98-99, 101, 122-123, 130, pl. 21.
(written 16 December 2018)