(one synonym : Balanotis arctandalis Lucas, 1890)
PYRALINAE, PYRALIDAE, PYRALOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)
This moth has off-white forewings with extensive dark brown markings. The hindwings are yellow or orange with extensive dark brown and white markings. The wingspan is about 3 cms.
The species is found in :
Further reading :
Ian F.B. Common,
Moths of Australia, Melbourne University Press, 1990, pl. 8.28, p. 349.
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 189.
List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
Part 17 (1859), p. 283, No. 2.
Moths photographed at Obum Obum,
Issue 73 (June 2014), p. 31,
Butterflies and Other Invertebrates Club.
(written 28 November 2011, updated 9 February 2017)