Crexa Moth - female (Genduara punctigera)
A brown moth with attractive white, grey and black patterns and a wing span of about 40 mm. Wings were tented, with a white tipped abdomen just visible at the rear end. The head and thorax was covered with dense short white setae with the thorax showing three dark spots. The antennae were dark and feathery. The underside of the wings appeared to be of a similar colour as the upper side and the abdomen showed bands of sooty brown and white.
Both male and female moths of the species have feathery antennae.
''Genduara punctigera'' is a species of moth of the Lasiocampidae family. It is found in the south-east quarter of Australia.
The wingspan is about 50 mm. The larvae feed on ''Exocarpus cupressiformis''.