(Photo: courtesy of Joan Fearn, Milton, New South Wales)
The adult moths of this species have brown forewings with a variable pattern of white markings, and reddish hindwings and abdomen. The wingspan is about 10 cms.
The species has been found in :
Further reading :
Moths of Victoria - Part 6,
Ghost Moths - HEPIALIDAE and Allies,
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2015, pp. 12-13, 26-27.
Catalogue of Lepidoptera Heterocera,
List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
Part 7 (1856), p. 1574, No. 1.
(updated 17 September 2011, 29 July 2020)