Crocydopora cinigerella (Walker, 1866)
(one synonym : Nephopteryx stenopterella Meyrick, 1879)
PHYCITINAE ,   PYRALIDAE ,   PYRALOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
( donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


(Photo: courtesy of Landcare Research Ltd., New Zealand)

The adult has fawn fore wings with a slight pattern and an orange spot on the inner margin, and off-white hind wings. The moth has a wingspan of about 2 cms.

The species has been found in

  • New Zealand,

    and in Australia in

  • Northern Territory,
  • Norfolk Island,
  • New South Wales,
  • Australian Capital Territory,
  • Tasmania,
  • South Australia, and
  • Western Austalia.

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    (updated 11 September 2008)