(erroneously : Anthela phaedesma)
ANTHELINAE, ANTHELIDAE, BOMBYCOIDEA
Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, from
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art
The adult moths of this species pale brown, with two dark-edged white spots on each forewing, and one on each hindwing. Each wing also has a submarginal arc of dark dots, and a dark curved line across the middle. The wingspan is about 4 cms.
The species has been found in:
Further reading :
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 11.
A. Jefferis Turner,
Revision of Australian Lepidoptera — Hypsidae, Anthelidae,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Volume 46 (1921), p. 183, No. 35.
(updated 24 September 2011, 6 February 2017)