(previously known as Bleptina dimissalis)
(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)
The caterpillars of this species have been found feeding on the pods of
The forewings of the adult moth are brown, and each has a vague broad pale band across the middle often containing a dark comma mark. The hindwings are plain brown, and also each often has a dark comma mark in the middle. The moth has a wingspan of about 3 cms.
The species is found in
Catalogue of Lepidoptera Heterocera,
List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
Part 34, Supplement 4 (1864), p. 1162.
(updated 5 August 2012)