Meyrickiella homosema (Meyrick, 1904)
(previously : Hypophana homosema)
PHYCITINAE,   PYRALIDAE,   PYRALOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)

The adult moths of this species have grey speckled forewings. The hindwings are off-white, with narrow dark marginsa The moths have a wingspan of about 2 cms.

The species has been found in Australia in :

  • Western Australia,
  • Northern Territory,
  • Queensland,
  • New South Wales, and
  • South Australia.


    Further reading :

    Edward Meyrick,
    On Pyralidina from Australia and the South Pacific,
    Transactions of the Entomological Society of London,
    1887, p. 264.


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    (updated 9 December 2009)