(one synonym: Botys niveicilialis Snellen, 1880)
PYRAUSTINAE, CRAMBIDAE, PYRALOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Ian McMillan, Imbil, Queensland)
The adult moths have wings that are are pale brown with dark jagged indistinct lines across each wing. The moths have a wingspan of about 2 cms.
The species has been found in
as well as in Australia in
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.
Pieter Cornelius Tobias Snellen,
Natuurlijke Historie. Achtse afdeeling. Lepidoptera,
Volume 4, Part 8 (1880), p. 64, No. 12.
List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
Part 18 (1859), pp. 658-659, No. 195.
(written 9 September 2018, updated 13 April 2019)