Grey Snout Moth
(previously : Hypophana homosema)
PHYCITINAE, PYRALIDAE, PYRALOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Brett & Marie Smith, Swan Reach, South Australia)
The adult moths of this species have grey speckled forewings, each with variable markings, sometimes including a dark spot and two narrow orange lines. The hindwings are off-white, with narrow dark margins. The moths have a wingspan of about 2 cms.
The species has been found in Australia in :
Further reading :
On Pyralidina from Australia and the South Pacific,
Transactions of the Entomological Society of London,
1887, p. 264.
(updated 9 December 2009, 17 May 2021)