PHYCITINAE, PYRALIDAE, PYRALOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Ian McMillan, Imbil, Queensland)
The moth has off-white forewings each with brown patches, an arc of dark spots along the margin, and two black wavy transverse lines. The hindwings are off-white shading darker at the edges. The wingspan is about 3 cms.
The species has been found in Australia in
Further reading :
George F. Hampson,
in É.L. Raganot:
Monographie des Phycitinae et des Galleriinae,
in N.M. Romanoff,
Mémoires sur les lépidoptères / rédigés par N.M. Romanoff,
Volume 8 (1901), p. 537, No. 241, and also List of Illustrations and Plate 56, fig. 20.
(written 8 October 2018)