(previously known as : Hyalobathra rhodophilalis)
PYRAUSTINAE, CRAMBIDAE, PYRALOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)
The adult moths of this species are yellow with various markings including broad brown patterned margins, and a complex brown mark by the costa of each forewing. The moths have a wingspan of about 2 cms.
The species is found over much of south-east Asia, including
as well as in Australia in:
Further reading :
Ian F.B. Common,
Moths of Australia,
Melbourne University Press, 1990, pl. 9.42, p. 356.
Deltoïdes et Pyralites,
in Boisduval & Guenée:
Histoire Naturelle des Insectes; Spécies Général des Lépidoptères,
Volume 9, Part 8 (1854), p. 204, No. 156.
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 40.
(updated 19 July 2010, 12 April 2019)