Balanomis encyclia Meyrick, 1887
CRYPTOBLABINI ,   PHYCITINAE ,   PYRALIDAE ,   PYRALOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Balanomis encyclia
(Photo: courtesy of Donald Hobern, Aranda, Australian Capital Territory)

The moth has forewings that each have a pattern including concentric rings of grey and brown. The hindwings are white with brown veins. The wingspan is about 2 cms.

The species has been found in

  • Western Australia,
  • Queensland,
  • New South Wales, and
  • Australian Capital Territory.


    Further reading :

    Edward Meyrick,
    On Pyralidina from Australia and the South Pacific,
    Transactions of the Entomological Society of London,
    1887, p. 265.


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    (updated 7 June 2011)