(previously known as Rhigognostis sera)
PLUTELLIDAE , YPONOMEUTOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Donald Hobern, Aranda, Australian Capital Territory)
This caterpillar feeds on various species of BRASSICACEAE.
The adult moth is fawn with brown markings, and has a wingspan of about 1 cm.
It is found over much of south-east Asia, including:
and in Australia in:
Further reading :
Ian F.B. Common, Moths of Australia, Melbourne University Press, 1990, fig. 21.8, p. 208.
Descriptions of New Zealand Micro-Lepidoptera,
New Zealand Journal of Science,
Volume 2 (1885), p. 591.
(updated 25 May 2010, 9 October 2013)