Perina nuda, Banyan Tussock Moth
The insects are medium-sized moths.
Indian Subregion, Nepal, China, Japan (Wang et al., 1982a; Peng & Liu, 1992; Kishida, 1993d; Wang, 1993; page 350 Holloway, 1999). H.K. distribution: widespread. H.K. status: common in woodland, shrubland, also recorded in mangroves, reedbeds and grassland; multivoltine, in an undetermined number of generations; recorded primarily during the dry season from late September to mid-June, peaks occur in mid-October, late November, late December, midFebruary and mid-April. H.K.
The forewings of the adult male is mostly hyaline while the female is larger with both wings yellow-brown in color.