(previously : Herculia acerasta)
PYRALINAE, PYRALIDAE, PYRALOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Michael Bedingfield, Conder, Australian Capital Territory)
The adult moths have forewings that are a uniform pale brown. The costas of the forewings and the legs have a reddish tinge. The hindwings are off-white. The moths have a wingspan of about 3 cms.
The species has been found in Australia in :
Further reading :
A. Jefferis Turner,
A preliminary revision of the Australian Thyrididae and Pyralidae: Part I,
Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland,
Volume 18 (1904), p. 189.
(updated 13 February 2011, 21 December 2017, 3 July 2020)