(erroneously known as Tetrernia terminitis)
ACENTROPINAE, CRAMBIDAE, PYRALOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)
The adults have forewings which are orange with a grey subterminal band, and have a white-edged black mark near their centres. The hindwings are similar but also have a brown mark on the margin. The wingsopan is about 1.5 cms.
The species is found in
Further reading :
Graham J. McDonald,
Moths of Tropical North Queensland,
Issue 75 (December 2014), pp. 7-12, Figure 11,
Butterflies and Other Invertebrates Club.
Revision of Australian Lepidoptera III,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Series 2, Volume 4, Part 4 (1888), pp. 1109-1110.
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 27.
(updated 9 March 2012, 5 April 2014)