Genduara pinnalis (T.P. Lucas, 1895)
(one synonym: Crexa hyaloessa Turner, 1902)
LASIOCAMPINAE ,   LASIOCAMPIDAE ,   BOMBYCOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Genduara pinnalis
female
(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)

The adult female moths of this species are greyish brown with arcs of light and dark spots. The femlae has a wingspan of about 5 cms. The males are smaller and have transparent wings.

Genduara pinnalis
female
(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)

This species is found in

  • Queensland.

    Genduara pinnalis
    female, underside
    (Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)


    Further reading :

    Thomas P. Lucas,
    Australian Lepidoptera : thirty new species,
    Transactions of the Natural History Society of Queensland,
    Volume 1 (1895), p. 103.


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    (written 24 December 2012, updated 3 June 2017)