(formerly known as Mecyna insulicola)
PYRAUSTINAE, CRAMBIDAE, PYRALOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of the Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)
The adult moth of this species has dark brown forewings, and orange hindwings with broad black hindwing tips. The moth has a wingspan of about 4 cms.
The species occurs in:
Further reading :
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 50.
A. Jefferis Turner,
Further notes on some moths from Lord Howe and Norfolk Islands in the South Australian Museum,
Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
Volume 42 (1918), p. 280.
(updated 21 March 2008, 25 June 2019)