(one synonym : Acrobasis subcultella Walker, 1869)
EPIPASCHIINAE, PYRALIDAE, PYRALOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Donald Hobern, Aranda, Australian Capital Territory)
The adult moths of this species have forewings that are brown with various blackish and reddish markings.
The hindwings are plain off-white, darkening toward the costas, and with a faint row of dark spots around the margins. The moths have a wingspan of about 2.5 cms.
The species has been found in eastern Australia including :
Further reading :
List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
Part 17 (1859), p. 272, No. 28.
(updated 29 May 2010)