Antennae bipectinate to the apex in the male, and often so in the female. Proboscis rarely present. The family is known only from Australia and New Guinea.     [74 Aust. species]

Anthela achromata

Anthela limonea

Anthela varia (female)

Anthela varia (male)


Anthela phoenicias

Gephyroneura cosmia

Gephyneura cosmia (male)

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Insects of Australia (Chapter 41: Lepidoptera)

E.S. Nielson and I.F.B. Common

CSIRO, Division of Entomology

1137pp (2 volumes), Melbourne University Press, 2nd Edition 1999.

Page 900


Moths of Australia

Ian F.B. Common

Melbourne University Press, 1990

Page 391