(one synonym is Anerastia mirabilella Meyrick, 1878)
ODONTIINAE, CRAMBIDAE, PYRALOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Ken Harris, Mirboo North, Victoria)
The moth has rusty brown forewings, each with a dark edged white blob on the hind margin. The hindwings are brown. The wingspan is about 2 cms.
The species has been found in Australia in
Ian F.B. Common,
Moths of Australia,
Melbourne University Press, 1990, pl. 9.44, p. 354.
Catalogue of Lepidoptera Heterocera,
List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
Part 35, Supplement 5 (1866), pp. 1771-1772.
(written 16 January 2017)