Meranda susialis (Walker, 1859)
(previously known as Pionea susialis)
CALPINAE ,   NOCTUIDAE ,   NOCTUOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


(Photo: courtesy of Donald Hobern, Aranda, Australian Capital Territory)

The adult moth is brown. The forewings each have two or three dark submarginal lines. The hindwings are plain brown shading darker towards the margins. The wingspan is about 2 cms.

The species has been found in

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


    Further reading :

    Francis Walker,
    Pyralides,
    List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
    Part 18 (1859), p. 760, No. 17.


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    (updated 13 April 2013)