PYRALINAE, PYRALIDAE, PYRALOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)
This moth has three wavy black, green, or brown bands, divided by white lines, on each forewing. In its natural posture, it curls the abdomen up over its thorax. The wingspan is about 1.5 cms.
The species is found in :
Further reading :
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 189.
A. Jefferis Turner,
Studies in Australian Lepidoptera,
Annals of the Queensland Museum,
Volume 10 (1911), p. 124.
(updated 22 September 2011)