(previously : Lasiosticha opimella)
PHYCITINAE, PYRALIDAE, PYRALOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Donald Hobern, Aranda, Australian Capital Territory)
The moth of this species has dark brown forewings with two faint irregular transverse pale lines. The hindwings are yellow with broad brown edges. The wingspan is about 2 cms.
The species has been found in Australia in
Further reading :
Descriptions of Australian Micro-lepidoptera, I: Crambites,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Series 1, Volume 3, Part 3 (1879), p. 201.
(updated 23 June 2010, 7 February 2020, 5 January 2021)