(one synonym : Margarosticha distributa Lucas, 1898)
ACENTROPINAE, CRAMBIDAE, PYRALOIDEA
(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.
The species has been found in
Further reading :
A. Jefferis Turner,
New Australian Pyraloidea (Lepidoptera),
Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland,
Volume 48 (1937), p. 79.
(updated 6 February 2008, 27 November 2017)