SPILOMELINAE, CRAMBIDAE, PYRALOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of David Knowles, Walcott, Western Australia)
These caterpillars are thought to feed on:
The adult of this species is satin-white, with brown edges to the forewings, and with three brown triangular marks along the costa. The moth has a wingspan up to 3 cms.
It has been found in
as well as in Australia in
Further reading :
George F. Hampson,
Descriptions of new Pyralidae of the subfamilies Crambinae and Siginae,
Annals and Magazine of Natural History,
Series 9, Volume 4 (1919), p. 323, No. 4b.
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 34.
(updated 19 January 2009)