(one synonym : Stericta leucodesma Lower, 1896)
EPIPASCHIINAE, PYRALIDAE, PYRALOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Ian McMillan, Imbil, Queensland)
This moth has brown forewings each with a complex pattern, often with a greenish tinge. The hindwings are pale brown, fading to white at the bases. The wingspan is about 3 cms.
The species is found in :
and in Australia in
New Genera and Species of Pyralidae, Thyrididae, and Epiplemidae,
Annals and Magazine of Natural History,
6th Series, Part 16 (1895), p. 461.
(written 22 January 2015, updated 30 August 2019)