Neoschoenobia caustodes (Meyrick, 1934)
(formerly known as Schoenobius caustodes)
ACENTROPINAE,   CRAMBIDAE,   PYRALOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Neoschoenobia caustodes
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)

The adult moths are brown, with the forewings each having a vague dark spot near the middle, and some vague dark spots around the margin. The hindwings are pale brown. The wingspan is about 2 cms.

The species has been found in Australia in

  • New South Wales.


    Further reading :

    Edward Meyrick,
    Schoenobius caustodes a new species of Pyralid (Lep.) from the collection of the D. Entomolog. Institut.,
    Arbeiten über Morphologische und Taxonomische Entomologie aus Berlin-Dahlem,
    Volume 1 (1934), p. 82.


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    (written 19 April 2019)