(previously known as Asopia eryxalis)
PYRAUSTINAE, CRAMBIDAE, PYRALOIDEA
Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, from
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art
The moth has yellow forewings with several wiggly dark lines and a big dark smudge on each forewing. The wingspan is about 1.5 cms.
Specimens of this species have been caught in :
as well as in Australia in
Further reading :
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 42.
List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
Part 17 (1859), p. 371, No. 17.
(updated 17 March 2012)