Anthela decolor Turner, 1939
ANTHELINAE,   ANTHELIDAE,   BOMBYCOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans,
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Anthela decolor
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)

The male adult moths of this species have pale brown and yellow wings, with one or more dark subcostal dots on each wing, and vague wavy lines and bands across the wings. The females are similar butt darker. The wingspan is about 4.5 cms.

The species occurs in

  • Western Australia.


    Further reading :

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    New Australian Lepidoptera,
    Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland,
    Volume 50 (1939), p. 150.


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    (written 25 November 2018)