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Abantiades labyrinthicus

Abantiades labyrinthicus

''Abantiades labyrinthicus'' is a moth of the Hepialidae family. It is endemic to Australia, where it is found in the Australian Capital Territory, New South Wales, Queensland, Tasmania and Victoria.

The wingspan is about 100 mm for males and 160 mm for females. The forewings are brown with two silver flashes.

The larvae are subterranean and feed on the roots of various trees, possibly including ''Eucalyptus'' species.
Taxonomy
KingdomAnimalia
DivisionArthropoda
ClassInsecta
OrderLepidoptera
FamilyHepialidae
GenusAbantiades
SpeciesA. labyrinthicus