Abantiades ocellatus

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Abantiades ocellatus
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Hepialidae
Genus: Abantiades
Species: A. ocellatus
Binomial name
Abantiades ocellatus
Tindale, 1932

Abantiades ocellatus is a moth of the family Hepialidae. It is endemic to Western Australia.[1]

The wingspan is about 100 mm. Adult females have brown forewings with a sinuous pattern of paler patches with black outlines, some with orange filling. The hindwings are plain pale brown. The males have a white background to the forewings, and have white hindwings.[2]