Scoparia syntaracta Meyrick, 1885
SCOPARIINI ,   SCOPARIINAE ,   CRAMBIDAE ,   PYRALOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans,
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Scoparia syntaracta
(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

  • Queensland,
  • New South Wales,
  • Victoria,
  • Tasmania, and
  • South Australia.


    Further reading :

    Edward Meyrick,
    Descriptions of New Zealand Micro-Lepidoptera,
    Transactions of the New Zealand Institute,
    Volume 17, 1885, pp. 77-78.


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    (written 30 January 2017)