Phanomorpha acrocapna (Turner, 1915)
(previously known as Eclipsiodes acrocapna)
SCOPARIINI ,   SCOPARIINAE ,   CRAMBIDAE ,   PYRALOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans,
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)

The adult moths of this species have white forewings, with a lot of dark brown markings. The hindwings are pale yellow with patchy brown margins. The wingspan is about 1.5 cm.

The species has been caught in :

  • Queensland, and
  • New South Wales.


    Further reading :

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    Studies in Australian Lepidoptera,
    Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland,
    Volume 27 (1915), pp. 51-52.


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    (written 21 January 2013)