Salma mnesibrya (Meyrick, 1884)
(previously known as Balanotis mnesibrya)
EPIPASCHIINAE,   PYRALIDAE,   PYRALOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


(Photo: courtesy of Donald Hobern, Namadgi National Park, Australian Capital Territory)

The adult moth of this species has forewings that have a pattern of areas in shades of brown separated by dark zizag lines, with with some dark spots. The wingspan is about 2 cms.


(Photo: courtesy of Donald Hobern, Namadgi National Park, Australian Capital Territory)

This species has been found in Australia in:

  • New South Wales,
  • Australian Capital Territory, and
  • Western Australia.


    Further reading :

    Edward Meyrick,
    On the classification of Australian Pyralidina,
    Transactions of the Entomological Society of London,
    1884, p. 71, No. 11.


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    (written 6 February 2019)