(one synonym is Xeroscopa encausta Meyrick, 1885)
SCOPARIINI, SCOPARIINAE, CRAMBIDAE, PYRALOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Donald Hobern, Namadgi National Park, Australian Capital Territory)
The adult moths of this species have off-white forewings, each with scattered grey markings, an arc of dark little triangles along the margin, and a wavy pale submarginal line with dark jagged edges. The wingspan is about 2 cms.
The species has been found in
Further reading :
Catalogue of Lepidoptera Heterocera,
List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
Part 35, Supplement 5 (1866), pp. 1719.
(written 8 February 2019)