Genduara fola (Swinhoe, 1902)
(formerly known as Clathe fola)
LASIOCAMPINAE,   LASIOCAMPIDAE,   BOMBYCOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Genduara fola
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)

The adult moths of this species have brown forewings, each with two variable pale curving transverse bands with zigzag edges. The hindwings are brown, each with one indistinct pale transverse band. The wingspan of the males is about 2 cms. The wingspan of the females is about 2.5 cms.

Genduara fola
underside
(Photo: courtesy of Axel Hausmann, SNSB, Zoologische Staatssammlung Muenchen)

The species has been found in Australia in :

  • Western Australia.


    Further reading :

    Charles Swinhoe,
    Descriptions of new Eastern and Australian moths,
    The Annals and Magazine of Natural History,
    Series 7, Volume 9 (1902), p. 82.


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    (written 10 April 2020)