(also known as Mesolia apicistrigellus)
CRAMBINAE, CRAMBIDAE, PYRALOIDEA
(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 :
Further reading :
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.
(written 8 September 2012)