Etiella scitivittalis (Walker, 1863)
(previously known as Modiana scitivittalis)
PHYCITINI ,   PHYCITINAE ,   PYRALIDAE
  
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


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

This adult moth has brown forewings, each with a transverse yellow band. The hindwings are pale brown. The wingspan is about 2 cms

The species is found in Australia in

  • Western Australia,
  • Northern Territory,
  • Queensland, and
  • New South Wales.


    Further reading :

    Francis Walker,
    Crambites & Tortricites,
    List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
    Part 27 (1863), p. 83, No. 1.


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    (updated 21 November 2010)