(formerly known as Stericta nubilalis)
EPIPASCHIINAE, PYRALIDAE, PYRALOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Hervey Range, Queensland)
The adult moth is grey and brown with various markings including a diagonal dark line across the wingtip of each forewing. The hindwings fade to white at the bases. The wingspan is about 3 cms.
The species is found in
and in Australia in :
Further reading :
George Francis Hampson,
The Macrolepidoptera Heterocera of Ceylon,
Illustrations of typical specimens of Lepidoptera Heterocera in the collection of the British Museum,
Part 9 (1893), p. 100, and also Plate 172, fig. 9.
((written 20 October 2012, updated 21 January 2017)