(previously : Pempelia oculiferella)
PHYCITINAE, PYRALIDAE, PYRALOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)
The adult moths of this species have forewings that are dark brown with various dark lines and splotches on them, each having a white mark near the base on the hind margin. The hindwings are off-white, with narrow dark margins. The moths have a wingspan of about 2 cms.
The species has been found in Australia in :
Further reading :
Revision of Australian Lepidoptera II,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Series 1, Volume 4, Part 2 (1879), pp. 222-223.
(updated 26 June 2010)