Scoparia niphetodes Turner, 1931
SCOPARIINI ,   SCOPARIINAE ,   CRAMBIDAE ,   PYRALOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans,
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Scoparia niphetodes
(Photo: courtesy of Donald Hobern, Blackheath, New South Wales)

The adult moths of this species are pale grey with dark splotches on the costa and margin of each forewing. The wingspan is about 1.5 cms.

The species has been caught in

  • Queensland, and
  • New South Wales.


    Further reading :

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    Revision of Australian Lepidoptera: Supplementary,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Volume 56 (1931), pp. 343-344.


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    (updated 20 June 2010)