Creobota apodectum (Turner, 1904)
(previously : Hyphantidium apodectum)
PHYCITINAE,   PYRALIDAE,   PYRALOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Creobota apodectum
(Photo: courtesy of Donald Hobern, Merimbula, New South Wales)

The moth has speckled dark brown forewings each with a grey streak along costa and two pale transverse lines. The wingspan is about 2 cms.

The species has been found in

  • New South Wales.


    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. 129.


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    (written 5 April 2013)