(one synonym : Anthela chrysocrossa Turner, 1915)
ANTHELINAE, ANTHELIDAE, BOMBYCOIDEA
male, digitally repaired
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)
The adult moths of this species are brown, with two pale spots on each forewing, and one on each hindwing. All four wings also each have a serrated golden arc along the margin, and a pale submarginal curved arc. The wingspan of the male is about 4 cms. The wingspan of the feamle is about 5 cms.
The species has been found in:
Further reading :
A revision of the Old World Lymantriidae in the National Collection,
Transactions of the Entomological Society of London,
1903, p. 447.
A. Jefferis Turner,
Studies in Australian Lepidoptera,
Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland,
Volume 27 (1915), pp. 24-25.
(written 23 July 2019)