Stericta dochmoscia (Turner, 1905)
(previously known as Macalla dochmoscia)
EPIPASCHIINAE ,   PYRALIDAE ,   PYRALOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
( donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


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

This moth has a complex grey or brown pattern on the forewings and pale brown hindwings which darken toward the margins. The moth has a wing span of about 3 cms.

The species is found in :

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    A preliminary revision of the Australian Thyrididae and Pyralidae II,
    Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland,
    Volume 19 (1905), p. 61.


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    (updated 8 February 2012, 9 March 2017)