(erroneously: Diduga flavicosta)
LITHOSIINAE, ARCTIIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)
The adult moths of this species have forewings that are brown, each with two faint dark diagonal lines, and an irregular pale-yellow border sometimes containing black dots. The hindwings are plain brown or yellow. The wingspan is about 1 cm.
The species is found across south-east Asia, including:
as well as in Australia in
Further reading :
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 18.
Pieter Cornelius Tobias Snellen,
Nieuwe Pyraliden op Celebes gevonden,
Tijdschrift voor Entomologie,
Volume 22 (1878), pp. 92-93, No. 55, and also Plate 10, fig. 8.
(updated 1 May 2013, 27 October 2015)