Anaclastis apicistrigellus (Meyrick, 1879)
(also known as Mesolia apicistrigellus)
CRAMBINAE ,   CRAMBIDAE ,   PYRALOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Anaclastis apicistrigellus
(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)

The adult moths of this species have forewings that are pale brown each with some white markings by the wingtip, and sometimes a white streak from base to margin. The hindwings are pale brown, fading toward the bases. The moths have a wingspan of about 1 cm.

The species has been found in :

  • Queensland, and
  • New South Wales.


    Further reading :

    Edward Meyrick,
    Descriptions of Australian Micro-lepidoptera. II. Crambites,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Series 1, Volume 4, Part 2 (1880), p. 209.


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    (written 8 September 2012)