(previously: Murgisca mesozonalis)
CHRYSAUGINAE, PYRALIDAE, PYRALOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)
This moth has green and/or brown forewings with a transverse row of three or four brown-edged white spots accross the middle, and a white area at the base. The hindwings are pale brown, each darkening toward the margin, especially at the wingtip and tornus. The wingspan is about 2 cms.
The species is found in :
Further reading :
George F. Hampson,
Descriptions of new Pyralidae of the sub-families Hydrocampinae, Scoparianae etc.,
Annals and Magazine of Natural History,
Series 8, Volume 19 (1917), p. 362.
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 29.
(updated 22 September 2011, 10 April 2019)