(also known as Syllepte abyssalis)
PYRAUSTINAE, CRAMBIDAE, PYRALOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)
The moths of this species can have pale brown wings with a thin wiggly dark lines across each wing. The wingspan is about 3 cms. The natural posture of the moth has the abdomen curved upwards.
The species has been found in :
and in Australia in
Further reading :
Pieter Cornelius Tobias Snellen,
Aanteekeningen over Exotische Lepidoptera,
Tijdschrift voor Entomologie,
Volume 35 (1892), p. 172, No. 13, and also Plate 10, figs. 11-12.
(updated 17 March 2012, 4 April 2016)