(previously known as Aphomia pachytera)
GALLERIINAE, PYRALIDAE, PYRALOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Ian McMillan, Imbil, Queensland)
The moth of this species has forewings with a variable grey pattern. The hindwings are off-white shading to grey at the wingtips. The wingspan is about 2 cms.
The species has been found in much of Australia, including:
Further reading :
Descriptions of Australian Micro-lepidoptera. II. Crambites,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Volume 4, Part 2 (1879), pp. 237-238.
(updated 24 June 2010, 7 June 2018)