(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)