(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)
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 :
Thomas J. Simonsen,
Splendid Ghost Moths and their Allies,
A Revision of Australian Abantiades, Oncopera, Aenetus, Archaeoaenetus and Zelotypia (Hepialidae),
Monographs on Australian Lepidoptera Volume 12,
CSIRO Publishing, Melbourne, 2018.
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, updated 2 April 2020)