(formerly known as Drymiarcha exanthes)
CHRYSAUGINAE, PYRALIDAE, PYRALOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Cathy Powers, Brisbane Ranges, Victoria)
The moth has forewings which vary in colour from pale to rusty brown, each with a vague complex broad white or dark transverse band across the middle of each forewing. The hindwings are yellow with dark brown margins. The wingspan is about 3 cms.
The species has been found in Australia in
Note that this genus Anemosa is sometimes placed in ODONTIINAE in CRAMBIDAE.
On the classification of Australian Pyralidina,
Transactions of the Entomological Society of London,
1885, Part 4, pp. 441-442.
(written 9 January 2017, updated 12 April 2019)