(also known as Syllepte abyssalis)
PYRAUSTINAE, CRAMBIDAE, PYRALOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)
The moths of this species have purplish brown forewings each with a yellow line along the margin and a yellow splodge on the costa. The hindwings each are pale brown shading to darker brown towards the margin, with a yellow line along the margin. The wingspan is about 1.5 cms.
The species may be found in :
Further reading :
A. Jefferis Turner,
Studies in Australian Lepidoptera, Pyralidae.,
Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland,
Volume 24 (1913), p. 159.
(written 17 July 2015)