(previously known as Laodamia flavitinctella)
PHYCITINAE, PYRALIDAE, PYRALOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)
The moth has pale brown forewings each crossed by a pale band and a dark band, and with a black mark along the costa. The hindwings are white shading to brown at the edges. The head and thorax are pale yellow. The wingspan is about 1 cm.
The species has been found in Australia in
Further reading :
Émile Louis Ragonot,
Monographie des Phycitinae et des Galleriinae,
in Nicholas Mikhailovitch Romanoff: Mémoires sur les Lépidoptères,
Paris & Saint Petersberg : Imprimerie Générale Lahiire,
Volume 7 (1893), p. 418, No. 451, and also Plate 17, fig. 9.
(created 31 August 2012, updated 1 September 2012)