(one synonym: Aquita claviferella Walker, 1866)
CRAMBINAE, CRAMBIDAE, PYRALOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Christine Darwood, Namadgi National Park, Australian Capital Territory)
The adult moth has off-white forewings, each with a pattern of brown lines. The hindwings are pale brown, darkening towards the wing-tips The wingspan is about 2.5 cms. The labial palps are hairy, and typically held straight out in front of the head.
The species has been caught in
as well as in Australia in
Further reading :
Philipp C. Zeller,
Chilonidarum et Crambidarum genera et species,
1863, p. 38, No. 89.
(written 6 March 2020)