(previously known as Herculia atrisquamella)
PHYCITINAE, PYRALIDAE, PYRALOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)
The adult moths of this species have dark brown forewings, each with two faint pale transverse zigzag lines. 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, pp. 551-552, No. 406, and also Plate 57, fig. 19.
(updated 2 September 2008, 12 September 2015, 14 January 2021, 8 February 2022)