(one synonym is Eremonoma plinthica Turner, 1941)
LASIOCAMPINAE, LASIOCAMPIDAE, BOMBYCOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)
The adult moths of this species have speckled pale brown forewings. and rusty-red hindwings. The wingspan of the males is about 2.5 cms. The wingspan of the females is about 3 cms.
The species has been found in Australia in :
Further reading :
Descriptions of new Eastern and Australian moths,
The Annals and Magazine of Natural History,
Series 7, Volume 9 (1902), p. 166.
A. Jefferis Turner,
New species of Lepidoptera from the Barnard collection,
Memoirs of the Queensland Museum,
Volume 12, Part 1 (1941), p. 51.
(written 5 January 2019, 10 April 2020)