ANTHELINAE, ANTHELIDAE, BOMBYCOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Peter Marriott, Moths of Victoria - Part 1)
The adult moth of this species is pale brown, with two dark-edged pale submarginal arcs on each wing. The moths have two dark spots on each wing, one long and one round on each forewing, and both round on the hindwings. The undersides are like the upper surfaces but paler and with less contrast. The wingspan of the males is about 5 cms. The wingspan of the females is about 6 cms.
The species occurs in
Moths of Victoria - Part 1,
Silk Moths and Allies - BOMBYCOIDEA,
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2008.
A. Jefferis Turner,
Revision of Australian Lepidoptera — Hypsidae, Anthelidae,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Volume 46 (1921), p. 178, No. 26.
(updated 24 February 2009, 6 February 2017)