ANTHELINAE, ANTHELIDAE, BOMBYCOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)
The adult moths of this species have white wings, each forewing having two black-edged yellow spots near the costa, and a little dark mark at the wingtip. The wingspan of the male is about 4 cms. The females have more rounded wingshapes, and are larger than the males. The wingspan of the female is about 5.5 cms.
The species occurs in
Further reading :
A. Jefferis Turner,
Revision of Australian Lepidoptera. Saturniadae, Bombycidae, Eupterotidae, Notodontidae,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Volume 47 (1922), p. 351.
(written 4 November 2018, updated 22 July 2019)