PHYCITINAE, PYRALIDAE, PYRALOIDEA
Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, from
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art
The adult moths of this species have forewings that are brown, with variable light and dark markings. The hindwings are white with brown margins. The moths have a wingspan of about 2 cms.
The species has been found in
as well as in Australia in :
Further reading :
The phycitine genera Faveria Walker, Morosaphycita, gen. nov., Epicrocis Zeller, Ptyobathra Turner and Vinicia Ragonot in Australia (Pyralidae: Phycitinae),
Volume 11, Number 3 (1997), pp. 333-421.
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 188.
(updated 3 July 2012, 3 January 2021)