(previously known as Orthaga ferrealis)
EPIPASCHIINAE, PYRALIDAE, PYRALOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)
This moth has dark green forewings speckled with white, and plain brown hindwings. The wingspan is about 3 cms. The green fades to brown in dead specimens.
The species is found in Queensland.
Further reading :
George F. Hampson,
On new Thyrididae and Pyralidae,
Annals and Magazine of Natural History,
Series 7, Volume 17 (1906), pp. 145-146, No. 3a.
(updated 12 February 2010)