Lasiosticha canilinea (Meyrick, 1879)
(previously : Lasiocera canilinea)
PHYCITINAE ,   PYRALIDAE ,   PYRALOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Lasiosticha canilinea
(Photo: courtesy of Donald Hobern, Aranda, Australian Capital Territory)

The moth of this species has dark brown forewings with two white lines. The hindwings are yellow with brown margins. The wingspan is about 2 cms.

The species has been found in Australia in

  • Queensland,
  • New South Wales,
  • Australian Capital Territory, and
  • South Australia.


    Further reading :

    Edward Meyrick,
    Descriptions of Australian Micro-lepidoptera, I: Crambites,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Series 1, Volume 3, Part 3 (1879), p. 209.


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    (updated 31 July 2013)