(one synonym : Endotricha portialis Walker, 1859)
ENDOTRICHINAE, PYRALIDAE, PYRALOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)
This moth is reddish-brown with a purplish sheen, with a pale-edged dark line parallel to the margin of each wing dividing it into two shaded sections. The wings are crenulated, and each has a slight recurve in the margin near the tornus.
The species occurs in south-east Asia, including
but it's occurrence in Australia in
Further reading :
Johan Christian Fabricius,
Entomologia Systematica Emendata et Aucta,
Tome 3, Part 2 (1793), p. 239, No. 416.
Bong-Woo Lee, Bong-Kyu Byun)and Yang-Seop Bae,
Taxonomic study of the genus Endotricha Zeller (Lepidoptera, Pyralidae, Pyralini) from Korea,
Transactions of the Lepidoptera Society of Japan,
Volume 58, Part 1 (January 2007), pp. 7, 11-14.
(updated 17 February 2008, 21 July 2016)