(one synonym : Ebulea europsalis Walker 1859)
PYRAUSTINAE, CRAMBIDAE, PYRALOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Ian McMillan, Imbil, Queensland)
The moth has brown wings with orange zig-zag lines. The wingspan is about 2 cms.
Specimens of this species have been caught in :
There are probably two species, one with a darker brown background, and one with a paler yellow background, both included in the one name Hyalobathra miniosalis. It is not yet clear which was originally described by Guenée.
Further reading :
Ian F.B. Common,
Moths of Australia,
Melbourne University Press, 1990, p. 356.
Deltoïdes et Pyralites,
in Boisduval & Guenée :
Histoire naturelle des insectes; spécies général des lépidoptères,
Volume 9, Part 8 (1854), p. 362, No. 440.
Hari Sutrisno and Marianne Horak,
Revision of the Australian species of Hyalobathra Meyrick (Lepidoptera: Pyraloidea: Crambidae: Pyraustinae) based on adult morphology and with description of a new species,
Australian Journal of Entomology,
Volume 42, Number 3 (August 2003), pp. 233–248.
Paul Zborowski and Ted Edwards,
A Guide to Australian Moths,
CSIRO Publishing, 2007, p. 131.
(updated 23 January 2013, 15 August 2018)