(one synonym : Nephopteryx stenopterella Meyrick, 1879)
PHYCITINAE, PYRALIDAE, PYRALOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Landcare Research Ltd., New Zealand)
The adult has fawn forewings with a slight pattern and an orange spot on the hind margin, and off-white hindwings. The moth has a wingspan of about 2 cms.
The species has been found in
and in Australia in
Further reading :
Catalogue of Lepidoptera Heterocera,
List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
Part 35, Supplement 5 (1866), p. 1719.
(updated 11 September 2008)