ANTHELINAE, ANTHELIDAE, BOMBYCOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Ethan Beaver, South Australia)
The adult moth of this species is pale brown. The forewings each have several dark brown curved transverse bands of differing widths, and two dark brown spots. The hindwing have similar but reduced markings.
The wingspan of the male is about 5 cms. The wingspan of the female is about 7 cms.
The species has been found in:
Oswald B. Lower,
Descriptions of New South Australian Lepidoptera,
Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
Volume 15 (1892), p. 14.
(written 10 February 2017, updated 16 August 2020)