(one synonym : Pyralis cervinalis Walker, 1862)
EPIPASCHIINAE, PYRALIDAE, PYRALOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Ian McMillan, Imbil, Queensland)
The adult moths of this species have forewings that are brown with various blackish spots and streaks. The wingspan is about 4 cms.
The species has been found across most of Australia, including :
Further reading :
Deltoïdes et Pyralites,
in Boisduval & Guenée : Histoire naturelle des insectes; spécies général des lépidoptères,
Volume 9, Part 8 (1854), p. 125, No. 21.
(written 28 September 2014)