(previously known as Oligostigma villidalis)
ACENTROPINAE , CRAMBIDAE , PYRALOIDEA
Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, from
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art
The wings of the adult of this species have white and brown-edged yellow stripes. The forewings each have a dark spot near the costa. The wingspan is about 2 cms.
The species has been found across the Asia and the south Pacific, including:
as well as in Australia in:
Further reading :
The Return of the Crambidae,
Issue 54 (September 2009), pp. 23-25,
Butterflies and Other Invertebrates Club.
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 23.
List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
Part 17 (1859), p. 435, No. 11.
(updated 9 March 2011, 3 March 2014)