HEPIALIDAE , HEPIALOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Axel Kallies, Moths of Victoria: Part 6)
The adult moths of this species are greyish brown, with a bent white streak along each forewing. The females are similar to but greyer than the males. The male moths have a wingspan of about 2.5 cms. The female moths have a wingspan of about 3 cms.
The species is found in
Further reading :
Moths of Victoria - Part 6,
Ghost Moths - HEPIALIDAE and Allies,
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2015, pp. 8-9.
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.
(written 14 December 2016)