PHYCITINAE, PYRALIDAE, PYRALOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)
The caterpillars of this species have been found living in the large galls (Bloodwood Apples) made by Cystococcus pomiformis on
The adult moths have grey forewings, each with a pattern of wavy dark lines. The hindwings are white. The wingspan is about 2.5 cms.
This species has been found in Australia in
Further reading :
A. Jefferis Turner,
Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland,
Volume 53 (1942), p. 86.
Paul Zborowski and Ted Edwards,
A Guide to Australian Moths, CSIRO Publishing, 2007, p. 24.
(created 26 August 2012, update 2 January 2021)