(one synonym: Pyrausta apocrypha Turner, 1908)
PYRAUSTINAE, CRAMBIDAE, PYRALOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)
The adult moth has pale brown wings, each with an indistinct dark submarginal line. The moth has a wingspan of about 2 cms.
The species has been found across south-east Asia, including
as well as in Australia in
Further reading :
Crambites & Tortricites,
List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
Part 27 (1863), p. 168, No. 115.
(updated 23 August 2012, 17 December 2020)