Hednota eremenopa (Lower, 1903)
Metallic Grass Webworm
CRAMBINAE,   CRAMBIDAE,   PYRALOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans,
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Hednota eremenopa
(Photo: copyright of Brett and Marie Smith at Ellura Sanctuary, South Australia)

These adult moths have white forewings with a complex brown pattern, especially along the forewing margins. The hindwings are pale brown. The wingspan is about 2 cms.

Hednota eremenopa
underside
(Photo: copyright of Brett and Marie Smith at Ellura Sanctuary, South Australia)

The species has been found in Australia in :

  • New South Wales,
  • Victoria,
  • South Australia, and
  • Western Australia.


    Further reading :

    Edward Meyrick,
    Descriptions of Australian Micro-lepidoptera I: Crambites,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Series 1, Volume 3, Part 3 (1879), pp. 196-197.


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    (written 24 March 2018)