(one synonym : Pielus invarius Walker, 1865)
HEPIALIDAE , HEPIALOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Joan Fearn, Moruya, New South Wales)
The adult moths have brown forewings with a number of white spots with dark outlines. The hindwings are pinkish. The abdomen is banded.
The species has been found in :
Further reading :
Moths of Victoria - Part 6,
Ghost Moths - HEPIALIDAE and Allies,
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2015, pp. 28-29.
Catalogue of Lepidoptera Heterocera,
List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
Part 7 (1856), p. 1575, No. 3.
(updated 16 July 2010)