(previously known as Botys taenialis)
ODONTIINAE, CRAMBIDAE, PYRALOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)
The adult moths of this species have dark brown forewings which have a purple sheen, each with a broken off-white transverse bar. The hindwings are off-white, darkening towards the edges. The wingspan is about 2.5 cms.
This species is found in
and in Australia in
Further reading :
Pieter Cornelius Tobias Snellen,
Nieuwe Pyraliden op Celebes gevonden door M. C. Piepers.,
Tijdschrift voor Entomologie,
Volume 23 (1880), p. 209, No. 12.
(updated 17 March 2012, 14 April 2017, 7 March 2019, 27 January 2021)