EPIPASCHIINAE, PYRALIDAE, PYRALOIDEA
This Caterpillar was found on :
It grew to length of about 2 cms.
The moth was fawn with speckled fore wings and plain hind wings. It had a wing span of about 2 cms.
The specimen was found at Byron Bay, New South Wales, near the most easterly point of Australia.
The species could not be identified properly. The sub-family EPIPASCHIINAE contains 80 species in Australia in the genera:
The species illustrated here probably belongs to one of these.
(updated 30 December 2012)