HEPIALIDAE , HEPIALOIDEA
male, monochrome grey-scale photo by Norman B. Tindale,
Revision of the Australian Ghost Moths (Lepidoptera Homoneura, Family Hepialidae),
Records of the South Australian Museum, Volume 5 (1933), p. 35, fig. 67,
image courtesy of Biodiversity Heritage Library, digitized by South Australian Museum.
The adult male moths of this species have brown forewings, each with a variable irregular white mark in the middle. The hindwings are brown. The wingspan is about 3.5 cms.
The species has been found in :
Further reading :
Norman B. Tindale,
Revision of the Australian ghost moths (Lepidoptera Homoneura, Family Hepialidae). Part II,
Records of the South Australian Museum,
Volume 5 (1933), pp. 34-36, figs. 66-72.
A. Jefferis Turner,
The Australian species of Oncopera (Hepialidae, Lepidoptera),
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Volume 50 (1925), p. 273.
(written 31 December 2016)