Scoparia crocospila Turner, 1922
SCOPARIINI ,   SCOPARIINAE ,   CRAMBIDAE ,   PYRALOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans,
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Scoparia crocospila
(Photo: courtesy of Ken Harris, Morwell National Park, Victoria)

The adult moths of this species are white with bands of scattered dark brown markings on each forewing The hindwings are off-white darkening towards the wingtips. The wingspan is about 2 cms.

The species has been caught in

  • Victoria, and
  • Tasmania.


    Further reading :

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    Studies in Australian Lepidoptera,
    Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria,
    Volume 35 (1922), p. 53.


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    (written 30 January 2017)