(one synonym : Blechrophanes crocoptila Turner, 1937)
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 have three broad bands of shades of yellow on each wing. The wingspan is about 1.5 cms.
The species occurs in
and also in Australia in
Further reading :
George F. Hampson,
On new Thyrididae and Pyralidae,
Annals and Magazine of Natural History,
Series 7, Volume 17 (1906), pp. 212-213, No. 3.
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 34.
(updated 17 March 2012)