ANTHELINAE, ANTHELIDAE, BOMBYCOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)
The adult moth of this species is variable. It is usually pale brown with a number of darker spots, and a line nearly across the middle of each wing.
The males have a wingspan of about 7 cms. The females have a wingspan of about 9 cms.
The species occurs in
Further reading :
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2008, p. 12.
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, pp. 9-10.
A. Jefferis Turner,
Revision of Australian Lepidoptera: Drepanidae, Limacodidae, Zygaenidae,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Volume 51 (1926), pp. 411-412.
(updated 23 July 2013, 28 April 2016)