Lebadea martha has bright brown upperwings and is characterized by a rather intricate pattern. The forewings are curved towards vein 6, long and narrow, more common in males. The upperwings have a prominent white disc band, in males this band continues to the hind wing and tapers towards the tornus. There is also a series of white post-discal lunulae in spaces 2-6, located outside the white disc band.
Larva: Lebadea martha larvae are pale brown in color with a yellow tinge, there are small turkles and setae / spines that cover most of the surface of their body. It has a fine cream to pale brown outline running along the dorsum, the capsule of the head is dark brown to black with a hint of turkey and short-edged spines.
Pupa: Pupa Lebadea martha is pale coffee brown with darker segments and lines, two short curved horns on the back, slender abdomen and chest extending to the side.