(formerly known as Crambus ruptellus)
HYPENINAE, EREBIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Peter Marriott, Moths of Victoria - Part 8)
The forewings of the adults of this species are brown with striking white streaks. The hindwings are fawn shading to off-white along the costas. The moths have a wingspan of about 3 cms.
They are inhabitants of
Further reading :
Moths of Victoria - Part 8,
Night Moths and Allies - NOCTUOIDEA(B),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2017, pp. 8-9.
Crambites & Tortricites,
List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
Part 27 (1863), p. 173, No. 124.
(written 24 January 2020, updated 3 April 2021)