SCOPARIINI, SCOPARIINAE, CRAMBIDAE, PYRALOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Ken Harris, Walkerville, Victoria)
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 Zealand Micro-Lepidoptera,
Transactions of the New Zealand Institute,
Volume 17, 1885, pp. 77-78.
(written 30 January 2017)