PROCRIDINAE, ZYGAENIDAE, ZYGAENOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)
The adult moth of this species has dark brown wings. The head is black with a shiny gold collar. The abdomen of the male has a gold iridescence. The abdomen of the female has a bunch of gold hairs on the tip. The antennae of the male are pectinated, and the antennae of the female are threadlike. The wingspan of both sexes is about 1.8 cms.
The species has been found in:
Gerhard M. Tarmann,
Zygaenid moths of Australia,
CSIRO Publishing 2004, pp. 59, 66-67, 86-89, 92-94, 96, 98-99, 101, 113, 121, pl. 12.
(written 16 December 2018)