(previously : Anerastria erasmia)
PHYCITINAE, PYRALIDAE, PYRALOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)
The caterpillars of this species are thought to bore into the shoots of
The adult moths have pink forewings, head and thorax, as well as white hindwings, and a yellow abdomen. The wingspan is about 2 cms.
This species has been found in Australia in :
Further reading :
A. Jefferis Turner,
Studies in Australian Lepidoptera, Pyralidae,
Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland,
Volume 24 (1913), p. 117.
Paul Zborowski and Ted Edwards,
A Guide to Australian Moths,
CSIRO Publishing, 2007, p. 134.
(created 26 August 2012)