(formerly known as Botys beatalis)
SPILOMELINAE, CRAMBIDAE, PYRALOIDEA
(Photo: copyright of Brett and Marie Smith, at Ellura Sanctuary, South Australia)
The adult moth of this species has dark brown forewings each with big bold yellow patches.
The hindwings are orange, each with a dark brown patch on the costa, and a broad dark brown margin incorporating a narrow yellow arc.
The species is found in Australia in
Further reading : .
Ian F.B. Common,
Moths of Australia,
Melbourne University Press, 1990, pl. 9.30, p. 357.
Rudolf Felder & Alois F. Rogenhofer,
Zoologischer Theil: Lepidoptera,
Reise der Osterreichischen Fregatte Novara,
Band 2, Abtheilung 2 (5) (1875), p. 4, and also Plate 135, fig. 5.
(written 31 May 2014, updated 15 January 2017, 6 December 2020)