(previously known as Cacozelia cholica)
EPIPASCHIINAE, PYRALIDAE, PYRALOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Cathy Powers, Brisbane Ranges, Victoria)
The adult moth of this species has forewings that have a complex pattern of shades of brown, with a broad pale area across the wingtip. The wingspan is about 3 cms.
This species is found in Australia in:
Sightings in southern states may be misidentifications:-
Further reading :
On the classification of Australian Pyralidina,
Transactions of the Entomological Society of London,
1884, p. 66, No. 5.
(written 30 January 2017, updated 9 July 2018, 4 February 2020, 13 January 2021)