Anthela pyrrhobaphes Turner, 1926
ANTHELINAE ,   ANTHELIDAE ,   BOMBYCOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Anthela pyrrhobaphes
male
(Photo: courtesy of Jim Foster, taken at at Mountain Valley, Tasmania)

The adult moths of this species are basically brown. Each wing has two or three indistinct submarginal jagged lines. Each wing has an indistinct spot. The wingspan is about 4 cms. The males are about 10% smaller than the females.

The species only has been found in

  • Tasmania.


    Further reading :

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    New and Little known Tasmanian Lepidoptera,
    courtesy of the Library Open Repository, University of Tasmania Library,
    Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania,
    1925, pp. 114-115.


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    (updated 31 January 2011, 6 February 2017)