Metasia achroa (Lower, 1903)
(previously known as Pionea achroa)
SPILOMELINAE ,   CRAMBIDAE ,   PYRALOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Metasia achroa
(Photo: courtesy of Donald Hobern, Blackheath, New South Wales)

The adult moth has fawn forewings, each with a faint pattern of zigzag lines. The wingspan is about 1.5 cms.

The species has been found in:

  • Queensland, and
  • New South Wales.


    Further reading

    Oswald B. Lower,
    Descriptions of new species of Xysmatodoma, etc.,
    Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
    Volume 27 (1903), p. 218.


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    (updated 5 July 2011, 6 April 2016)