This moth from the Arctiidae family (subfamily Lithosiinae) has black wings with yellow patterns. See the noticeable feathery antennas! Moths in the subfamily Lithosiinae are commonly called lichen moths as their larva feed on litter or lichens.
Spotted in an open field near dry sclerophyll forest. Distribution: southern half of Australia.
The wingspan is about 15 mm.
Lat: -34.13, Long: 150.83
Spotted on Mar 8, 2012
Submitted on May 22, 2012
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