(formerly known as Bombyx oxygramma)
LASIOCAMPINAE, LASIOCAMPIDAE, BOMBYCOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)
The adult male moths of this speciess have brown or grey forewings, each with a dark spot near the middle, narrow black veins in white stripes extending from near the base to the margin, a submarginal dark zigzag line, and some yellowish tinting near the base. The hindwings are white with chequered margins. The male moths have a wingspan of about 4 cms.
The species has been found in
Further reading :
Oswald Bertram Lower,
Descriptions of new genera and species of Australian Lepidoptera.,
Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
Volume 26 (1902), p. 213.
(written 13 May 2020)