Oenogenes fugalis (R. Felder & Rogenhofer, 1875)
(previously known as Botys fugalis)
ENDOTRICHINAE ,   PYRALIDAE ,   PYRALOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Oenogenes fugalis
male, drawing by Felder & Rogenhofer, listed as Botys fugalis
,
Reise der Osterreichischen Fregatte Novara,
Band 2, Abtheilung 2 (5) (1875), Plate CXXXIV, fig. 37,
image courtesy of Biodiversity Heritage Library, digitized by Smithsonian Libraries.

This moth has rusty or dark brown wings, with two wiggly pale lines across each forewing, and a vague one across each hindwing. The costa and margin of each forewing is chequered.

The species is found in :

  • New South Wales,
  • Victoria, and
  • Tasmania.


    Further reading : .

    Rudolf Felder & Alois F. Rogenhofer,
    Zoologisher Theil,
    Reise der Osterreichischen Fregatte Novara,
    Band 2, Abtheilung 2 (5) (1875), p. 4, and also Plate 134, fig. 37.


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    (written 30 May 2014)