Antithemerastis acrobela (Turner, 1922)
(formerly known as Themerastis acrobela)
NOTODONTINAE ,   NOTODONTIDAE ,   NOCTUOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Antithemerastis acrobela
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)

The adult moths of this species have half off-white and half brown forewings with complex patterns. The hindwings are pale brown, each with a dark mark at the tornus. The wingspan is about 5 cms.

The species is found in Queensland.


Further reading :

Buck Richardson,
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 174, (listed as Antithemerastis acrobe).

A. Jefferis Turner,
Revision of Australian Lepidoptera. Saturniadae, Bombycidae, Eupterotidae, Notodontidae,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Volume 47 (1922), p. 383, No. 51.


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(updated 23 April 2011)