Achyra serrulata (Turner, 1932)
(previously known as Metasia serrulata)
PYRAUSTINI,   PYRAUSTINAE,   CRAMBIDAE,   PYRALOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)

The adult moth of this species has brown forewings, each with vague markings including a dark spot near the middle, and dark marks along the costa. The hindwings are pale brown, darkening at the wing-tips. The moth has a wingspan of about 2 cms.

The species is found in

  • Western Australia, and
  • Northern Territory.


    Further reading :

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    New Australian Lepidoptera,
    Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
    Volume 56 (1932), p. 192.


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    (written 12 April 2019)