(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 three transverse pale zigzag lines, a dark comma mark near the middle. The hindwings are plain brown, and also each often has a dark comma mark near 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, 27 March 2019)