PTEROPHORINAE, PTEROPHORIDAE, PTEROPHORIOIDEA
Debbie Matthews & Stella Crossley
(Photo: courtesy of Subhajit Roy, Durgapur, India)
The adult moth of this species is orange-brown, with some black and white markings on the wings. The wings are divided into lobes. The wingspan is about 1.2 cms.
The species may have been found in:
as well as in Australia in
This species was thought to be a synonym of Crombrugghia wahlbergi by Nielsen et al but is now treated as a separate species in Australian Faunal Directory.
Further reading :
Descriptions of Additional Australian Pyralidina,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Series 2, Volume 4, Part 4 (1890), p. 1113.
H.S. Rose and H.S. Pooni,
Taxonomic Studies on the superfamily Pterophoroidea (Lepidoptera) for northwestern India,
Zoos' Print Journal,
Volume 20, Part 3, p. 1800.
(updated 31 January 2009, 8 March 2017)