Phenacodes aleuropa (Lower, 1903)
(previously known as Stericta aleuropa)
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 dark brown markings. The hindwings are pale brown fading to white at the bases. The wingspan is about 2 cms.

The species has been caught in :

  • Queensland, and
  • New South Wales.


    Further reading

    Oswald B. Lower,
    Descriptions of New Australian Noctuina, etc,
    Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
    Volume 27 (1903), pp. 59-60.


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    (written 21 January 2013)