(previously known as Myelois oenobarella)
PHYCITINAE, PYRALIDAE, PYRALOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Donald Hobern, Aranda, Australian Capital Territory)
The moth has forewings each with a pattern of ragged bands of various shades of brown, with a white one across the middle. The hindwings are white with brown veins. The wingspan is about 2 cms.
The species has been found in
as well as in Australia in
Further reading :
Descriptions of Australian Micro-lepidoptera. II. Crambites,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Volume 4, Part 2 (1879), pp. 228-229.
(updated 25 October 2012, 24 October 2014, 24 October 2020)