Fraus griseomaculata Nielsen & Kristensen, 1989
Grey Fraus
HEPIALIDAE ,   HEPIALOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


female
(Photo: courtesy of Axel Kallies, Moths of Victoria: Part 6)

The adult moths are plain pale grey or fawn. The moths have a wingspan of about 3 cms.


(Photo: courtesy of Peter Marriott, Moths of Victoria: Part 6)

The species is found in

  • Victoria.


    Further reading :

    Axel Kallies,
    Moths of Victoria - Part 6,
    Ghost Moths - HEPIALIDAE and Allies
    ,
    Entomological Society of Victoria, 2015, pp. 10-11.

    Ebbe Nielsen & Niels Peder Kristensen
    Primitive Ghost Moths : Morphology and Taxonomy of the Australian Genus Fraus Walker (Lepidoptera: Hepialidae s. lat.)
    Monographs on Australian Lepidoptera Volume 1,
    CSIRO Publishing, Melbourne, 1989, p. 161.


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    (written 13 December 2016, updated 2 January 2017)