Strepsinoma foveata Turner, 1937
(one synonym : Margarosticha distributa Lucas, 1898)
ACENTROPINAE,   CRAMBIDAE,   PYRALOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans,
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


(Photo: courtesy of Michael Bedingfield, Pine Island to Point Hut Reserve, Australian Capital Territory)

The wings of the adult of this species have a striking pattern of brown and white, and the hindwings are edged with a series of black spots. The wingspan is about 2 cms.


(Photo: courtesy of Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)

The species has been found in

  • Queensland,
  • New South Wales, and
  • Australian Capital Territory.


    Further reading :

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    New Australian Pyraloidea (Lepidoptera),
    Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland,
    Volume 48 (1937), p. 79.


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    (updated 6 February 2008, 27 November 2017)