(previously known as Destolmia hesychima)
NOTODONTINAE, NOTODONTIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Marilyn Hewish, Little Desert, Victoria)
The adult moths of this species have grey wings, with grey-brown patches on the forewings. The males have darker hindwings than the females. The wingspan is about 3.5 cms. In the resting position, the moths erect a scale crest behind the head.
The species has been found in
Further reading :
A. Jefferis Turner,
Revision of Australian Lepidoptera. Saturniadae, Bombycidae, Eupterotidae, Notodontidae,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Volume 47 (1922), p. 386, No. 60.
(written 21 December 2015, updated 9 April 2016, 13 February 2021)