ACENTROPINAE, CRAMBIDAE, PYRALOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)
The forewings of the adult moths of this species have a striking pattern of orange with white markings outlined in dark brown. The hindwings are similar but have a large area of black speckles, and are edged with a series of black spots. The wingspan is about 2 cms. The forelegs are longer than the wings.
The species has been found in
Further reading :
George F. Hampson,
Descriptions of new Pyralidae of the sub-families Hydrocampinae, Scoparianae etc.,
Annals and Magazine of Natural History,
Series 8, Volume 19 (1917), pp. 372-373, No. 3a.
(updated 22 January 2011)