(formerly known as Marasmarcha phlyctaenias)
PTEROPHORINAE, PTEROPHORIDAE, PTEROPHORIOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Ian McMillan, Imbil, Queensland)
The Caterepillars of this species have been found feeding on
The adult moth has brown wings each with some white patches and dark elongated spots. There are some black dots on the margin of each wing. The wingspan is about 2 cms.
The species occurs around the world in the tropics, including
as well as in Australia in
Further reading :
Descriptions of Indian Microlepidoptera Part XIV,
Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society,
Volume 21 (1911), p. 106.
(written 7 September 2018)