(previously known as Crexa dianipha)
LASIOCAMPINAE, LASIOCAMPIDAE, BOMBYCOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)
The adult moths of this species have brown patterned forewings each with a broad white stripe. The hindwings are plain brown each with a pale stripe. The moths have fluffy white hair on the femurs, the thorax, and the tip of the abdomen. The wingspan is about 4 cms.
The species has been found in Australia in :
Further reading :
A. Jefferis Turner,
Studies in Australian Lepidoptera,
Annals of the Queensland Museum,
Volume 10 (1911), pp. 92-93.
(written 19 July 2015, updated 25 February 2019, 16 March 2021)