Endotricha ignealis (Guenée, 1854)
(one synonym : Pyralis docilisalis Walker, 1859)
ENDOTRICHINAE ,   PYRALIDAE ,   PYRALOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Bart Hacobian & Stella Crossley

Endotricha ignealis
Female
(Photo: Don Herbison-Evans, Concord, New South Wales)

Usually, the wings of the adult of this species are brown, suffusing to crimson at the margins, although the species is quite variable The moth has a wingspan of about 2 cms.

The species is fairly widespread in Australia, including

  • Queensland,
  • New South Wales,
  • Victoria,
  • Tasmania, and
  • South Australia.


    Further reading :

    Achille Guenée,
    Deltoïdes et Pyralites,
    in Boisduval & Guenée : Histoire naturelle des insectes; spécies général des lépidoptères,
    Volume 9, Part 8 (1854), p. 220, No. 182.


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    (updated 29 October 2012)