(formerly known as Balaenifrons phoenicozona)
ODONTIINAE, CRAMBIDAE, PYRALOIDEA
oops: missing its abdomen
(Photo: courtesy of Australian National Insect Collection Image Library)
The adults has forewings that are brown with a red suffusion each forewing having yellow markings including a large vague yellow capital letter'A'. The hindwings are off-white, each with a dark band around the margin. The wingspan is about 1.5 cms.
This species has been found in
Further reading :
George F. Hampson,
A classification of the Pyralidae, subfamily Gallerianae,
Volume 24 (1917), p. 58.
(created 12 June 2017)