Stericta carbonalis (Guenée, 1854)
(previously known as Helia carbonalis)
EPIPASCHIINAE ,   PYRALIDAE ,   PYRALOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Stericta carbonalis
(Photo: courtesy of Joan Fearn, Moruya, New South Wales)

This moth has a very dark brown or grey pattern on the forewings, and white hindwings which darken toward the margins.

The species is found in :

  • New South Wales,
  • Victoria, and
  • Tasmania.


    Further reading :

    Achille Guenée,
    Deltoïdes et Pyralites,
    in Boisduval & Guenée:
    Histoire Naturelle des Insectes; Spécies Général des Lépidoptères,
    Volume 9, Part 8 (1854), p. 77, No. 97.


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    (written 16 October 2013)