Genduara dianipha (Turner, 1911)
(previously known as Crexa dianipha)
LASIOCAMPINAE,   LASIOCAMPIDAE,   BOMBYCOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Genduara dianipha
(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 :

  • Western Australia, and
  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    Studies in Australian Lepidoptera,
    Annals of the Queensland Museum,
    Volume 10 (1911), pp. 92-93.


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    (written 19 July 2015)