(previously known as Pachybotys minialis)
PYRAUSTINAE , CRAMBIDAE , PYRALOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)
The adult moth of this species has orange forewings with zigzag red lines across each one. The moth has a wingspan of about 2.5 cms
The species is found in
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 40.
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.
New Genera and Species of Pyralidae, Thyrididae, and Epiplemidae,
Annals and Magazine of Natural History,
6th Series, Part 16 (1895), p. 477.
(written 23 January 2013)