Anastrolos zoristis (Turner, 1924)
(formerly known as Eremonoma zoristis)
LASIOCAMPINAE,   LASIOCAMPIDAE,   BOMBYCOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Anastrolos zoristis
female
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)

The adult moths of this species have plain off-white wings. The wingspan of the male is about 3 cms. The wingspan of the female is about 3.5 cms.

Anastrolos zoristis
male
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)

The species has been found in Australia in :

  • Northern Territory, and
  • South Australia.


    Further reading :

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    Revision of Australian Lepidoptera. Lasiocampidae,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Volume 49 (1924), p. 410, No. 14.


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    (written 24 November 2018)