SCOPARIINI, SCOPARIINAE, CRAMBIDAE, PYRALOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Ned Johnston, Mount Ainslie, Australian Capital Territory)
The adult moths of this species have a complex black, brown and white pattern on each forewing. The hindwings are off-white darkening towards the wingtips. The wingspan is about 2 cms.
The species has been caught in
Further reading :
Descriptions of new Lepidoptera from Australia and New Zealand,
Transactions of the Entomological Society of London,
1897, pp. 381-382.
(written 7 April 2021)