(also known as Opodiphthera sulphurea)
(Photo: courtesy of Graham McDonald, taken in the Iron Range, north Queensland)
These adult moths are yellow or brown. The moths have a conspicuous brown eyespot on each forewing. and a faint one on each hindwing. Each forewing also has a faint dark line across it. Each hindwing has two faint dark lines across it. There is a fading dark line at the basal end of the costa of each forewing. The wingspan is about 7 cms.
The species is found in Australia in
Further reading :
David A. Lane & S. Naumann,
A new species of Neodiphthera Fletcher (Lepidoptera: Saturniidae) from northeastern Queensland,
The Australian Entomologist,
Volume 30, Part 2 (June 2003), pp. 79-86.
Moths of Kutini-Payamu (Iron Range) National Park,
Issue 76 (March 2015), pp. 10-11, fig.8,
Butterflies and Other Invertebrates Club.
(written 21 February 2015)