(previously known as Botys aequalis)
PYRAUSTINAE, CRAMBIDAE, PYRALOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)
The adult moths have wings that are are pale brown with two broad jagged pale brown bands outlined in dark brown across each forewing. The moths have a wingspan of about 1.5 cms.
The species is found in Australia in
This species needs to assigned to a new genus as it differs in basic structure from the type species Hylobathra archeleuca.
Beitrag zur Kenntnis der Pyralidinen,
Wiener Entomologische Monatschrift,
Volume 7, Part 11 (1863), p. 468, No. 55.
Hari Sutrisno and Marianne Horak,
Revision of the Australian species of Hyalobathra Meyrick (Lepidoptera: Pyraloidea: Crambidae: Pyraustinae) based on adult morphology and with description of a new species,
Australian Journal of Entomology,
Volume 42, Issue 3 (August 2003), pp 233–248.
(updated 23 January 2013)