EPIPASCHIINAE, PYRALIDAE, PYRALOIDEA
(photo: courtesy of Dianne Clarke, Mapleton, Queensland)
This moth has green forewings, each with a pattern of dark markings including a large dark triangular area at the wing-tip. The hindwings are plain brown, darkening toward the wingtips. The green colour fades to brown in dead specimens. The wingspan is about 2 cms.
The species has been found in :
as well as in Australia in
Further reading :
George F. Hampson,
On new Thyrididae and Pyralidae,
Annals and Magazine of Natural History,
Series 7, Volume 17 (1906), pp. 146-147, No. 20a.
(written 19 May 2020)