Helena gum moth (Opodiphthera helena)
A very large male Saturnid moth (170mm wingspan) with large 'eye spots' on hind wings and banded socks. Found resting on glossy black bricks. Attracted to lights at midnight at the local fire station which is in part of the local national park.
The Helena gum moth is a moth in the family Saturniidae. It is found along the eastern coast of Australia.
The wingspan is 130-170 mm. The larvae feed on ''Eucalyptus'' species.