SPILOMELINAE, CRAMBIDAE, PYRALOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)
The adult moths of this species have wings which have a pattern of various shades of brown, with each forewing having two or three vague white spots on the costa. The hindwings are more white with brown patches. The wingspan is about 2 cms.
The species has been found in :
Further reading :
George F. Hampson,
Descriptions of new species of Pyralidae of the subfamily Pyraustinae,
Annals and Magazine of Natural History,
Series 8, Volume 20 (1917), p. 268, No. 13c.
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 46.
(updated 19 March 2012)