SCHOENOBIINAE, CRAMBIDAE, PYRALOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)
The adult moths of this species have white forewings each with a dark brown line along the costa and along the hind margin. The hindwings are white. The head and thorax are brown. The abdomen is off-white. The antennae of the male are thicker than those of the female, but without pectinations. The wingspan is about 2 cms.
The species is found in Australia in
Further reading :
A. Jefferis Turner,
Studies in Australian Lepidoptera,
Annals of the Queensland Museum,
Volume 10 (1911), pp. 114-115.
(written 25 March 2019)