(previously known as Botys aureolalis)
PYRAUSTINAE, CRAMBIDAE, PYRALOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)
The adult moth of this species has pale yellow wings with zigzag brown lines across each one. The moth has a wingspan of about 2.5 cms
The species has been found in
and in Australia in
The species is also known as Paratalanta aureolalis.
Further reading :
Beitrag zur Kenntnis der Pyralidinen,
Wiener Entomologische Monatschrift,
Volume 7, Part 11 (1863), p. 473, No. 76.
(written 23 January 2013)