Porela ceraunias Turner, 1942
LASIOCAMPINAE,   LASIOCAMPIDAE,   BOMBYCOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Porela ceraunias
male
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)

The male adult moth of this species is off-white with zigzag bands on the forewings. The hindwings are plain off-white, each with a diffuse darker band. The wingspan of the male is about 5 cms.

The species has been found in:

  • South Australia, and
  • Western Australia.


    Further reading :

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    Fragmenta lepidopterologica.,
    Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland,
    Volume 53 (1942), p. 78, No. 43.


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    (written 6 May 2020)