Lasiosticha opimella (Meyrick, 1879)
(previously : Lasiosticha opimella)
PHYCITINAE ,   PYRALIDAE ,   PYRALOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Lasiosticha opimella
(Photo: courtesy of Donald Hobern, Aranda, Australian Capital Territory)

The moth of this species has dark brown forewings with two faint pale lines. The hindwiongs are yellow with broad brown edges. The wingspan is about 2 cms.

The species has been found in Australia in

  • New South Wales, and
  • Australian Capital Territory.


    Further reading :

    Edward Meyrick,
    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.


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    (updated 23 June 2010)