(previously known as Chionophasma crocea)
LYMANTRIINAE, EREBIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Specimen: courtesy of the The Australian Museum)
The adult moth is uniformly brown, except for a lighter spot in the centre of each forewing, and a dark abdomen. The moth has a wingspan of about 4 cms.
Further reading :
Ian F.B. Common,
Moths of Australia,
Melbourne University Press, 1990, p. 430.
Catalogue of Lepidoptera Heterocera,
List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
Part 32, Supplement 2 (1865), pp. 355-356.
(updated 23 August 2004)