Gephyroneura cosmia Turner, 1921
MUNYCHRYIINAE ,   ANTHELIDAE ,   BOMBYCOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Gephyroneura cosmia
(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)

The adult moths are grey, with a complex pattern of darker scalloped lines on the forewings. The hindwings are a more uniform grey-brown, with vague bands and dark veins. The wingspan is about 2.5 cms.

Gephyroneura cosmia
underside
(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)

The species occurs over in

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Ian F.B. Common,
    Moths of Australia, Melbourne University Press, 1990, p. 394.

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    Revision of Australian Lepidoptera Hypsidae, Anthelidae,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Volume 46 (1921), p. 189, No. 46.


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    (updated 2 December 2010, 29 October 2014)