PYRAUSTINAE, CRAMBIDAE, PYRALOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Bart Hacobian, Milaa Milaa, Queensland)
The adult moth of this species has yellow wings, with brown marginal areas. The forewings each have brown transverse lines, one single, and another pair that meet on the hind-margin to form a 'V' shape. The hindwings each have two transverse brown lines. The forewings have recurved wing-tips. The hindwing margins each have two shallow angles. The wingspan is about 2 cms.
The species has been found in Australia in
Further reading :
George F. Hampson,
A revision of the moths of the subfamily Pyraustinae and family Pyralidae (Part 1),
Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London,
1898 (Part 1), p. 635, No. 3.
(written 14 April 2019, updated 8 October 2020)