Anthela achromata Turner, 1904
ANTHELINAE ,   ANTHELIDAE ,   BOMBYCOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans,
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Anthela achromata
male
(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)

The adult moth of this species is grey with a number of parallel curved transverse dark lines. The wingspan is about 3.5 cms.

Anthela achromata
male underside
(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)

The species occurs in

  • Northern Territory, and
  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Buck Richardson,
    Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
    LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 11.

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    Classification of the Australian Lymantriadae,
    Transactions of The Entomological Society of London,
    1904, p. 481.


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    (updated 21 May 2013)