PROCRIDINAE, ZYGAENIDAE, ZYGAENOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)
The adult moths of this species are dark brown with a green iridescence. The antennae of the male are pectinated, and the antennae of the female are thread-like. The females have a yellow tuft on the tip of the abdomen. The wingspan of both sexes is about 2 cms.
The species has been found in:
Gerhard M. Tarmann,
Zygaenid moths of Australia,
CSIRO Publishing 2004.
A. Jefferis Turner,
Revision of Australian Lepidoptera: Drepanidae, Limacodidae, Zygaenidae,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Volume 51 (1926), p. 444, No. 18.
(written 16 December 2018)