Metasia liophaea (Meyrick, 1887)
(previously known as Eurycreon liophaea)
SPILOMELINAE ,   CRAMBIDAE ,   PYRALOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Metasia liophaea
(Photo: courtesy of Donald Hobern, Australian Capital Territory)

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

The species has been found in:

  • New South Wales, and
  • Australian Capital Territory.


    Further reading :

    Edward Meyrick,
    On Pyralidina from Australia and the South Pacific,
    Transactions of the Entomological Society of London,
    1887, pp. 241-242.


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    (updated 8 May 2009)