(one synonym is: Bombyx figurata Lucas, 1901)
GASTROPACHINAE, LASIOCAMPIDAE, BOMBYCOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)
The adult moth of this species has a bold brown and white lattice pattern on the forewings, and plain white hindwings. It has a wingspan of about 4 cms.
The species is found in
Further reading :
Ian F.B. Common,
Moths of Australia, Melbourne University Press, 1990, p. 389.
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 101.
Catalogue of Lepidoptera Heterocera,
List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
Part 32, Supplement 2 (1865), pp. 353-354.
(updated 15 February 2010)