(formerly known as Bordaia furva)
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph, listed as Bordaia furva)
The moths of his species have dark brown forewings each with faint scroll-like markings, and an irregular darker submarginal band. The hindwings are a little greyer, and unmarked. The moths have a wingspan of about 12 cms.
The species has been found in
monochrome grey-scale photo by Norman B. Tindale, listed as Bordaia furva, tinted digitally,
Revision of the Australian Ghost Moths (Lepidoptera Homoneura, Family Hepialidae),
Records of the South Australian Museum, Volume 4, Part 4 (1932), p. 508, fig. 18,
image courtesy of Biodiversity Heritage Library, digitized by South Australian Museum.
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, pp. 54, 98, 174, 197, 235, Plate 20.
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. 508-509, fig. 18.
(written 8 September 2016, updated 1 April 2018, 28 March 2020)