(previously known as Orneodes xanthodes)
Debbie Matthews & Stella Crossley
(Photo: courtesy of Trevor Jinks, North Burnett, Queensland)
This moth has each wing divided into six separate fronds. Each frond has the same pattern of six alternate yellow and white patches, with a dark spot each side of the second, fourth and sixth yellow marks. Its wingspan is about 1.2 cms.
The species occurs in
Further reading :
Ian F.B. Common,
Moths of Australia,
Melbourne University Press, 1990, pl. 5.32, pp. 323, 328.
Descriptions of additional Pyralidina,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Series 2, Volume 4, Part 4 (1890), p. 1112.
(updated 30 April 2013)