Pigeonpea Pod Borer
(also known as Etanna breviuscula)
SARROTHRIPINAE, NOLIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Ian McMillan, Imbil, Queensland)
The caterpillars of this moth have been found feeding on :
The adult moth is buff and grey, with dark brown patches on each forewing. The wingspan is about 2 cms.
The species occurs from India to Samoa, including:
and also in Australia in
Further reading :
Ian F.B. Common,
Moths of Australia, Melbourne University Press, 1990, fig. 48.13, p. 459.
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 172.
Crambites & Tortricites,
List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
Part 27 (1863), p. 85, No. 1.
Paul Zborowski and Ted Edwards,
A Guide to Australian Moths, CSIRO Publishing, 2007, fig. 48.13, p. 186.
(updated 29 August 2013, 21 October 2014)