(one synonym: Botys niveicilialis Snellen, 1880)
PYRAUSTINAE, CRAMBIDAE, PYRALOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)
The adult moth has pale brown wings, with vague incomplete dark zig-zag lines across each wing. The moth has a wingspan of about 3 cms.
The species has been found in
as well as in Australia in
Further reading :
Pieter Cornelius Tobias Snellen,
Natuurlijke Historie. Achtse afdeeling. Lepidoptera,
Volume 4, Part 8 (1880), p. 64, No. 12.
Catalogue of Lepidoptera Heterocera,
List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
Part 34, Supplement 4 (1865), pp. 1446-1447.
(written 12 April 2019)