Parapoynx euryscia (Meyrick, 1885)
(formerly known as Hydreuretis euryscia)
ACENTROPINAE ,   CRAMBIDAE ,   PYRALOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans,
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Parapoynx euryscia
(Photo: courtesy of Peter Marriott, Riddell's Creek, Victoria)

The wings of the adult of this species are white with a bold pattern of dark brown zig-zag lines. The wingspan is about 2.5 cms.

The species has been found in Australia in

  • Victoria, and
  • Tasmania.


    Further reading :

    Edward Meyrick,
    On the classification of Australian Pyralidina,
    Transactions of the Entomological Society of London,
    1885 (4), pp. 435-436.


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    (written 4 January 2017)