Heterochrosis molybdophora (Lower, 1903)
(previously: Heterographis molybdophora)
PHYCITINAE ,   PYRALIDAE ,   PYRALOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Heterochrosis molybdophora
(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)

The moth has pale brown forewings each with a silver costa, margin, and a dark edged silver stripe along the middle. The hindwings are white shading to brown at the margins. The wingspan is about 1.5 cms.

The species has been found in

  • Western Australia,
  • Northern Territory, and
  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Oswald B. Lower,
    Descriptions of New Australian Noctuina, etc.,
    Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
    Volume 27 (1903), pp. 57-58.


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    (created 25 October 2012)