(previously known as Cryptolechia ferrorubella)
PHYCITINAE, PYRALIDAE, PYRALOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Ian McMillan, Imbil, Queensland)
The moth has dark brown forewings each with a dark-edged pale line across the middle. The hindwings are pale brown, often reddish, shading darker at the edges. The wingspan is about 3 cms.
The species has been found in
as well as in Australia in
Further reading :
List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
Part 29 (1864), pp. 757-758, No. 133.
(written 11 November 2014)