(previously known as Herculia atrisquamella)
PHYCITINAE, PYRALIDAE, PYRALOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)
The adult moths of this species have forewings that are dark brown with faint markings. The hindwings are off-white with dark veins. The moths have a wingspan of about 2.5 cms.
The species has been found in Australia in :
Further reading :
George Francis Hampson,
in Émile Louis Ragonot: Monographie des Phycitinae et des Galleriinae,
in Nicholas Mikhailovitch Romanoff: Mémoires sur les lépidoptères,
Paris : Imprimerie de Générale Lahure, Volume 8, p. 551-552, No. 406, and also Plate 57, fig. 19.
(updated 2 September 2008, 12 September 2015, 14 Jnauary 2021)