(previously known as Orthaga bryomima)
EPIPASCHIINAE, PYRALIDAE, PYRALOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Frank Pierce, Bend Of Islands, Victoria)
This moth has variable patchy brownish-green forewings, each with two thin, partly white-edged black, irregular, zigzag, transverse bands. The head and thorax are brownish-green. The hindwings are pale brown, darkening toward the margins. The green tinge fades to brown in dead specimens. The wingspan is about 2.5 cms.
The species is found in :
Further reading :
A. Jefferis Turner,
Studies in Australian Lepidoptera, Pyralidae,
Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland,
Volume 24 (1913), p. 141.
(written 20 January 2019)