(previously known as Metasia trophoessa)
SPILOMELINAE, CRAMBIDAE, PYRALOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Ken Harris, Bruthen, Victoria)
The adult moth has brown forewings with vague yellow markings, and yellow hindwings each with a broad brown margin. The wingspan is about 2 cms.
The species has been found in:
Further reading :
A. Jefferis Turner,
New Australian Lepidoptera of the families Noctuidae and Pyralidae,
Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
Volume 32 (1908), p. 99.
(written 22 January 2017, 2 October 2020)