(formerly known as Scoparia epicryma)
SCOPARIINI, SCOPARIINAE, CRAMBIDAE, PYRALOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Elaine McDonald, Nicholls Rivulet, Tasmania)
The adult moths of this species are off-white forewings, each with a complex speckled black pattern, and a yellow patch at the base.
The hindwings are off-white darkening towards the wingtips. The wingspan is about 1.5 cms.
The species has been caught in
Further reading :
Descriptions of New Zealand Microlepidoptera,
Transactions and Proceedings of the New Zealand Institute,
Volume 17 (1885), pp. 76-77, No. 6.
(written 4 April 2021)