(previously known as Dreata deficiens)
ANTHELINAE, ANTHELIDAE, BOMBYCOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)
The adult moth of this species is basically pale brown, and sometimes has a number of variable irregular dark brown spots, as well as a submarginal arc of dark dots, and a narrow curved line across each wing. The wingspan is about 5 cms.
The species has so far only been found in:
Further reading :
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 10.
Catalogue of Lepidoptera Heterocera,
List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
Part 32, Supplement 2 (1865), pp. 374-375.
(updated 13 April 2011, 6 February 2017)