(previously known as Phycita deltophora)
PHYCITINAE, PYRALIDAE, PYRALOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)
The adult moths of this species have forewings that have bands of light and dark brown. The moths have a wingspan of about 2 cms.
The species has been found in Australia in :
Oswald B. Lower,
Descriptions of New Australian Noctuina, etc.,
Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
Volume 27 (1903), p. 53.
Yanli Du, Shimei Song & Chunsheng Wu,
A review on Addyme-Calguia-Coleothrix genera complex (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae: Phycitinae), with one new species from China,
Transactions of the American Entomological Society,
Vol. 133 (2007), pp. 143-153.
(updated 21 August 2012)