(formerly known as Musotima leptorrhoda)
MUSOTIMINAE, CRAMBIDAE, PYRALOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)
The adult moths of this species are pink, with a number of brown wiggly lines. The forewing tips each have a yellow area containing a black and white spot. There are some off-white spots of various sizes along each forewing costa. The wing margins are scalloped. The wingspan is about 1 cm.
The species has been found in:
Further reading :
A. Jefferis Turner,
New Australian Lepidoptera of the families Noctuidae and Pyralidae,
Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
Volume 32 (1908), p. 85.
(written 12 March 2019)