Cadra reniformis Horak, 1994
PHYCITINAE ,   PYRALIDAE ,   PYRALOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)

This adult moth has speckled grey forewings each with a dark band across the middle. The hindwings are plain pale grey. The moth has a wingspan of about 1.5 cms.


(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)

The species occurs in

  • Northern Territory, and
  • Queensland.


    (Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)


    Further reading:

    Marianne Horak,
    A review of Cadra Walker in Australia: five new native species and the two introduced pest species (Lepidoptera: Phycitinae),
    Journal of the Australian Entomological Society,
    Vol. 33 (1994), pp. 245-262.


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    (written 21 August 2012, updated 12 August 2013)