Assara holophragma (Meyrick, 1887)
(one synonym : Acrobasis epigrammella Raganot, 1893)
PHYCITINAE ,   PYRALIDAE ,   PYRALOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Assara holophragma
(Photo: courtesy of Donald Hobern, Aranda, Australian Capital Territory)

The moth has forewings with a grey and brown pattern. The wingspan is about 1.5 cms.

The species has been found in

  • Queensland,
  • New South Wales,
  • Australian Capital Territory,
  • Victoria,
  • South Australia, and
  • Western Australia.


    Further reading :

    Edward Meyrick,
    On Pyralidina from Australia and the South Pacific.,
    Transactions of the Entomological Society of London,
    1887, pp. 255-256.


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    (updated 7 June 2011)