(previously known as Cosmotricha notodontina)
LASIOCAMPINAE, LASIOCAMPIDAE, BOMBYCOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Peter Marriott, Moths of Victoria - Part 1)
The moth is grey with zigzag bands across the forewings. The hindwings are plain off-white, often each with a diffuse darker band or base. The sexes are quite similar, except in size. The male moths have a wingspan of about 4 cms. The female moths have a wingspan of about 6 cms.
The species has been found in:
Further reading :
Atlas der Heterocera Sphingida. Noctuida,
in R. Felder & A.F. Rogenhofer: Reise der Österreichischen Fregatte Novara um die Erde,
Heft IV, Band 2, Abtheilung 2 (1874), p. 3, and also Plate 84, fig. 11.
Moths of Victoria - Part 1,
Silk Moths and Allies - BOMBYCOIDEA,
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2008, pp. 12-13.
(updated 15 April 2009, 19 March 2017, 8 September 2021)