(previously: Stericta callizona)
EPIPASCHIINAE, PYRALIDAE, PYRALOIDEA
Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, from
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art
This moth has brown and green wings with a large darker area at the tip and a pale streak at the base of each forewing. The green colour fades in dead specimens. The wingspan is about 3.5 cms.
The species has been found in :
as well as in Australia in
Oswald B. Lower,
New Australian Lepidoptera,
Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
Volume 20 (1896), p. 155.
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 186.
(created 2 July 2011, updated 1 February 2012, 16 August 2019)