(also known as Hodebertia testalis)
PYRAUSTINAE, CRAMBIDAE, PYRALOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Ian McMillan, Imbil, Queensland)
The adult moth of this species is white, with two ragged brown arcs across each wing. The costa of each forewing is also brown.
The species occurs over much of the world, including:
as well as in Australia in
Further reading :
Johan Christian Fabricius,
Entomologia Systematica Emendata et Aucta,
Volume 3, Part 2 (1794), p. 227, No. 368.
(updated 18 November 2008)