LASIOCAMPINAE, LASIOCAMPIDAE, BOMBYCOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)
This moth has grey forewings, each with markings including a complex brown stripe along the costa, an irregular outlined white trident at the base, and a narrow outlined white zigzag submarginal band. The hindwings are grey with a vague dark submarginal arc ending in a dark spot at the tornus. The veins of all the wings are brown and end in a dark spot. The grey scales on the wings fall off very easily leaving those areas of the wings translucent.
The species has been found in:
Further reading :
A. Jefferis Turner,
Revision of Australian Lepidoptera. Lasiocampidae.,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Volume 49 (1924), pp. 414-415, No. 25.
(written 25 April 2020)