(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)
This species has fawn forewings, each having several variable vague dark spots, and a brown line along the costa. The hindwings are grey, each with a a brown line along the costa. The moths have unipectinate antennae. The male moths have a wingspan of about 11 cms. The female moths have a wingspan of about 16 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),
Records of the South Australian Museum,
Volume 4, Part 4 (1932), pp. 534-535, figs. 60, 61, 62.
(written 7 September 2016, updated 29 March 2020)