(one synonym : Isopteryx bilunatalis Walker, 1866)
SPILOMELINAE, CRAMBIDAE, PYRALOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)
The adult moth of this species is white with brown markings, including broad brown borders to the wings, and a brown area around the hinge of each forewing. The brown areas are generally edged with black. The antennae of the males in this genus each have a sharp bend with a spur at the bend. The moth has a wing span of about 1.5 cms.
The species is found in :
Further reading :
List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
Part 17 (1859), p. 363.
(updated 5 February 2010)