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. Australian insects. Insects. 270 LEPIDOPTERA. Sceliodes cordalis^ measuring slightly over 1 inch across the wings, is of a uniform creamy tint; the whole of the fore wings are mottled with light brown, the tips blotched with the same colour; and the hind pair more spotted; my speci- mens were bred from the foliage of the egg plant. Asopia farmalis is the well known "meal moth" common in most parts of the world; the caterpillars feed upon all kinds of corn, bran, pollard, and flour; it mats its food particles together with a silken web into a tube in which it hides. The moth is ofte

. Australian insects. Insects. 270 LEPIDOPTERA. Sceliodes cordalis^ measuring slightly over 1 inch across the wings, is of a uniform creamy tint; the whole of the fore wings are mottled with light brown, the tips blotched with the same colour; and the hind pair more spotted; my speci- mens were bred from the foliage of the egg plant. Asopia farmalis is the well known "meal moth" common in most parts of the world; the caterpillars feed upon all kinds of corn, bran, pollard, and flour; it mats its food particles together with a silken web into a tube in which it hides. The moth is ofte Stock Photo
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. Australian insects. Insects. 270 LEPIDOPTERA. Sceliodes cordalis^ measuring slightly over 1 inch across the wings, is of a uniform creamy tint; the whole of the fore wings are mottled with light brown, the tips blotched with the same colour; and the hind pair more spotted; my speci- mens were bred from the foliage of the egg plant. Asopia farmalis is the well known "meal moth" common in most parts of the world; the caterpillars feed upon all kinds of corn, bran, pollard, and flour; it mats its food particles together with a silken web into a tube in which it hides. The moth is often found upon the walls of feed houses, mills. &c., and sometimes comes into the light at night. It measures 1 inch across the wings, and has a ground colour of yellow buff to dull greyish yellow, blotched with a darker tint at the base and tip, the latter marbled with grey; the hind wings are silvery. Zinckenia rccurvalis is a common little moth about Sydney; it is under 1 inch across tlie wings, which are of a dark brown tint, with a white bar traversing the centre of each wing, and with a second white spot on each fore wing towards the tip. The caterpillars are sometimes found destructive to salt-bush hedges about Sydney by stripping off the foliage- and causing the bushes to die back.. Fig. 154.—yotaivha chitulis (Walker). The Kuriajoiiy i^eaf Roller. Notarcha clytalis is a bright yellow moth with aui irregular wavy line of black crossing the outer- portions of the wings, and another shorter band near the base of each fore wing. The gregarious.. Please note that these images are extracted from scanned page images that may have been digitally enhanced for readability - coloration and appearance of these illustrations may not perfectly resemble the original work.. Froggatt, W. W. (Walter Wilson), 1858-; Metcalf Collection (North Carolina State University). NCRS; Tippmann Collection (North Carolina State University). NCRS. Sydney, W. Brooks