(one synonym : Heterocnephes strangulalis Snellen, 1880)
SPILOMELINAE , CRAMBIDAE , PYRALOIDEA
Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, from
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art
The adult moths of this species are dark brown with a bold pattern of white patches. The wingspan is about 2 cms.
The species occurs in Asia, including
as well as over much of Australia including
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 34.
List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
Part 19 (1859), p. 970-971.
(updated 17 March 2012)