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
(Photo: courtesy of Harvey Perkins, Gibraltar Pines, Australian Capital Territory)

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.

Oenogenes fugalis
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)

The species is found in :

  • New South Wales,
  • Australian Capital Territory,
  • Victoria, and
  • Tasmania.

    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.


    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, updated 5 January 2019)