(previously known as Clupeosoma mimetica)
ODONTIINAE, CRAMBIDAE, PYRALOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)
The adult moths of this species have pale yellow wings each with a broad dark brown band along the margin which can shade to orange with a dark outline near the wingtip. Each forewing also has a dark blue line along the costa with several diminishing spots along its length, and also a dark spot half way along the hind margin The wingspan is about 2 cms.
This species has been found in
Oswald B. Lower,
Descriptions of New Australian Noctuina, etc.,
Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
Volume 27 (1903), pp. 65-66.
(written 26 April 2015)