(formerly known as Scoparia protorthra)
SCOPARIINI, SCOPARIINAE, CRAMBIDAE, PYRALOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Laura Levens, Upper Beaconsfield, Victoria, listed as Scoparia protorthra)
The caterpillars of this species feed on :
The adult moths have a grey pattern, with a broad ragged white band across each forewing. The wingspan is about 2 cms.
The species has been caught in
Further reading :
Ian F.B. Common,
Moths of Australia,
Melbourne University Press, 1990, fig. 33.4, p. 352.
On the classification of the Australian Pyralidina,
Transactions of The Entomological Society of London,
1885, Part 4, pp. 450-451.
(updated 20 May 2012, 29 November 2019, 26 September 2020)