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Crossed Footman - male

Thallarcha albicollis

Description:

With a wing span of about 25 mm this handsome moth had beautiful crossed patterns of black and brown on its fore wings and a black band on the thorax. Antennae were feathered suggesting that this was a male moth.

Habitat:

Spotted under bright lights on after a warm afternoon. http://bie.ala.org.au/species/Thallarcha...

Notes:

The hind wings are said t be yellow with black apices. Family: Arctiidae Subfamily: Lithosiinae

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Leuba Ridgway
Spotted by
Leuba Ridgway

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Spotted on Nov 5, 2013
Submitted on Nov 6, 2013

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