(previously known as Botys ablactalis)
PYRAUSTINAE, CRAMBIDAE, PYRALOIDEA
Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, from
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art
The adult moth has pale brown wings, with dark zig-zag lines across each wing. The moth has a wingspan of about 3 cms.
The species has been found across south-east Asia and the south Pacific, including:
as well as in Australia in
Further reading :
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 40.
List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
Part 18 (1859), p. 660, No. 198.
(updated 24 July 2012)