(formerly known as Trachonitis sublignalis)
PHYCITINAE , PYRALIDAE , PYRALOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)
These Caterpillars have been reared on:
The adult moths have forewings that are brown, with a dark mark near the base on the inner margin. The moths have a wingspan of about 2 cms.
The species has been found in Australia in :
The phycitine genera Faveria Walker, Morosaphycita, gen. nov., Epicrocis Zeller, Ptyobathra Turner and Vinicia Ragonot in Australia (Pyralidae: Phycitinae),
Volume 11, Number 3 (1997), pp. 333 - 421.
List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
Part 19 (1859), p. 889, No. 1.
(updated 2 September 2008)