(previously known as Botys aluensis)
SPILOMELINAE, CRAMBIDAE, PYRALOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)
This moth is pale brown, with dark brown marks on the costa of each forewing, and two squiggly brown lines on each hindwing. The wingspan is about 2.5 cms.
The species is found in
and in Australia in:
Arthur G. Butler,
Description of New Species of Heterocerous Lepidoptera (Pyralites) from the Solomon Islands,
The Annals and Magazine of Natural History,
Series 5, Volume 20 (1887), p. 123, No. 16.
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 35.
(updated 17 March 2012)