HEPIALIDAE , HEPIALOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Axel Kallies, Moths of Victoria: Part 6)
The adult moths have brown forewings with a faint pattern of white markings, and pale brown hindwings and abdomen. The females have fainter markings than the males. The wingspan of the males is about 6 cms. The wingspan of the females is about 8 cms.
The species has been found in :
Further reading :
Moths of Victoria - Part 6,
Ghost Moths - HEPIALIDAE and Allies,
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2015, pp. 34-35.
Norman B. Tindale,
Revision of the Australian Ghost Moths (Lepidoptera Homoneura, Family Hepialidae) Part VII,
Records of the South Australian Museum,
Volume 14 (1964), pp. 665-666.
(written 18 December 2016)