Medaniaria adiacritis (Turner, 1904)
(previously : Phycita adiacritis)
PHYCITINAE ,   PYRALIDAE ,   PYRALOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)

The adult moths of this species have forewings that are grey or brown with various dark lines and splotches on them. The hindwings are off-white, with narrow dark marginsa The moths have a wingspan of about 2 cms.

The species has been found in Australia in :

  • Queensland.


    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), pp. 140-141.


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    (updated 9 December 2009)