PHYCITIINI, PHYCITINAE, PYRALIDAE, PYRALOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)
The moth of this species has pale grey forewings, each with complex brown markings along the hind margin, a tapered dark band including a black line across the middle, and a brown area along the margin containing a pale curvy submarginal band. The hindwings are off-white with brown veins. The wingspan is about 2 cms.
The species has been found in Australia in
Further reading :
A. Jefferis Turner,
Studies in Australian Lepidoptera,
Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria,
Volume 35, Part 1 (1922), p. 44.
(written 14 December 2021)