Insects of Britain and Ireland: the genera of grass moths (Pyralidae-Crambinae and Schoenobiinae)
Unless indicated otherwise, the following attributes are implicit throughout the descriptions, except where the characters concerned are inapplicable.
Adults. Face without a conical hairy prominence. Labial palps short.
The adults not very sexually dimorphic. The fringe not chequered. Forewing of the male without a semitransparent patch in the cell. Forewings without conspicuous white marks at or near the apex.
Distribution and habitats. Widespread. Adults not hibernating.
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Cite this publication as: ‘Watson, L., and Dallwitz, M.J. 2003 onwards. Insects of Britain and Ireland: the genera of grass moths (Pyralidae-Crambinae and Schoenobiinae). Version: 8th June 2016. delta-intkey.com’.