(one synonym : Anthela flavala Swinhoe, 1903)
ANTHELINAE, ANTHELIDAE, BOMBYCOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Mark Heath, Ellendale, Western Australia)
The female adult moth of this species is yellow with a number of parallel transverse dark lines.
The males have a more slender abdomen, and more feathery antennae. Both sexes can have extensive brown shading on the wings. The wingspan of both sexes is about 3 cms.
The species occurs in
Further reading :
Ian F.B. Common,
Moths of Australia,
Melbourne University Press, 1990, fig. 39.20, pl. 13.4, p. 395.
Oswald B. Lower,
Descriptions of new genera and species of Australian Lepidoptera,
Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
Volume 26 (1902), p. 214.
(updated 1 July 2009, 22 July 2019, 20 November 2020)