Salma cinerascens (Warren, 1891)
(previously known as Stericta marmorea)
EPIPASCHIINAE,   PYRALIDAE,   PYRALOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Salma cinerascens
(Photo: courtesy of Ian McMillan, Imbil, Queensland)

The adult moths of this species are pale brown with extensive dark markings on each forewing. The hindwings are pale brown with dark borders. The wingspan is about 3 cms.

Salma cinerascens
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)

The species is found in

  • Western Australia,
  • Queensland, and
  • New South Wales.


    Further reading :

    William Warren,
    Descriptions of new genera and species of Pyralidae contained in the British Museum Collection,
    Annals and Magazine of Natural History,
    6th Series, Volume 7 (1891), p. 431.


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    (written 7 October 2018)