Abantiades hutchinsoni Moore & Beaver, 2020
HEPIALIDAE,   HEPIALOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


Male
(Photo: courtesy of Ethan Beaver, Goldfields region, southern Western Australi)

The adult male moths typically have rusty brown forewings each with two white flashes The hindwings are plain rusty brown. The wingspan of the male is about 7 cms. The male moths appear to have tripectinate antennae.

The adult female moths are unknown

The species is found in

  • Western Australia.


    Further reading :

    Michael D. Moore, Ethan Beaver, Alejandro Velasco-Castrillón, and Mark Stevens,
    Four new tri-forked species of the Australian genus Abantiades Herrich-Schaffer Lepidoptera Hepialidae from the "dark obscura clade",
    Zootaxa,
    Volume 4801, Part 1 (June 2020) pp. 115-141.


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    (ritten 20 June 2020)