Smokey Metasia Moth
(previously known as Eurycreon capnochroa)
SPILOMELINAE, CRAMBIDAE, PYRALOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Donald Hobern, Aranda, Australian Capital Territory)
The adult moth has fawn forewings, each with a faint pattern of zigzag lines, and small white chrevron mark near the middle. The wingspan is about 1.5 cms.
The species has been found in:
Further reading :
Peter B. McQuillan, Jan A. Forrest, David Keane, & Roger Grund,
Caterpillars, moths, and their plants of Southern Australia,
Butterfly Conservation South Australia Inc., Adelaide (2019), p. 88.
On the classification of Australian Pyralidina.,
Transactions of the Entomological Society of London,
1884, p. 338, No. 50.
(updated 8 May 2009, 18 December 2017, 2 October 2020)