(formerly known as Cataclysta fuscalis)
ACENTROPINAE, CRAMBIDAE, PYRALOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Ian McMillan, Imbil, Queensland)
The wings of the adult of this species are brown, with variable pale patterns on each wing, and a row of black and white spots along the margin of each hindwing. The wingspan is about 1.5 cms.
The species has been found across Asia, including
as well as in Australia in
Further reading :
George Francis Hampson,
The Macrolepidoptera Heterocera of Ceylon,
llustrations of typical specimens of Lepidoptera Heterocera in the British Museum,
Part 9 (1893), p. 178, and also Plate 174, fig. 13.
(written 31 March 2015, updated 9 September 2018, 11 August 2020)