(formerly known as Curicta oppositalis)
PYRALINAE, PYRALIDAE, PYRALOIDEA
Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, from
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art
The forewings of the adult of this species are green, each with a grey band along the margin. The forewings each have a recurved costa, and two recuves in the margin. The hindwings are orange. The moths has a wingspan of about 3.5 cms.
The species occurs in
and in Australia in
Further reading :
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 189.
Pieter Cornelius Tobias Snellen,
Description de deux espèces inédites,
Tijdschrift voor Entomologie,
Volume 37 (1893-94), pp. 74-75, and also Plate 3, fig. 5.
Catalogue of Lepidoptera Heterocera,
List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
Part 34 (1866), p. 1130.
(written 22 March 2015)