NOTODONTINAE , NOTODONTIDAE , NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Peter Marriott, Moths of Victoria - Part 2)
The adult moth of this species has grey forewings, each with dark spots and loopy lines. The hindwings are grey, darkening toward the margins. The wingspan is about 3.5 cms.
The eggs are green and spherical, and laid in clusters accompanied by anal hairs.
The species is found in
Further reading :
Ian F.B. Common,
Moths of Australia, Melbourne University Press, 1990, fig. 42.7, p. 420.
Moths of Victoria - Part 2,
Tiger Moths and Allies - NOCTUOIDEA (A),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2009, pp. 12-13.
A. Jefferis Turner,
Revision of Australian Lepidoptera — Saturniadae, Bombycidae, Eupterotidae, Notodontidae,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Volume 47 (1922), pp. 388-389, No. 66.
(updated 7 April 2013)