(Photo: courtesy of Ethan Beaver, Hyden, Western Australia)
The male adult moths of this species have pale fawn forewings, each decorated with a complex pattern of white markings including two white flashes. The hindwings are plain fawn. The male moths appear to have tripectinate antennae. The male moths have a wingspan of about 11 cms.
The female adult moths also have pale fawn forewings, each decorated with a pattern of white markings, including one white flash. The hindwings are plain fawn. The female antennae are shorter and thinner than those of the males. The female moths have a wingspan of about 13 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, pp. 51, 55, 59, 90, 195, 238, Plate 16.
(written 11 August 2020)