ANTHELINAE, ANTHELIDAE, BOMBYCOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Daniel Duval, Mamungari, South Australia)
The adult moth of this species grey forewings, each with two dark black-edged wobbly transverse bands, and two or three black-edged pale orange spots. The hindwings are paler versions of the forewings, each with a dark streak parallel to the costa, and no orange spots. The wingspan of the males is about 5 cms. Thw wingspan of the females is about 6 cms.
The species has been found in:
A. Jefferis Turner,
Revision of Australian Lepidoptera — Hypsidae, Anthelidae,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Volume 46 (1921), pp. 181-182, No. 32.
(written 20 October 2017)