(formerly known as Botis bicolor)
SPILOMELINAE, CRAMBIDAE, PYRALOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)
Caterpillars of this species have been reported to feed on:
The adult moth is dark brown with a number of translucent white patches on each wing. The wingspan is about 2 cms.
The species is found around the tropics, including:
and in Australia in :
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 38.
William John Swainson,
Zoological Illustrations or Original Figures and Descriptions of new, rare, or interesting Animals,
London : Baldwin, Cradock & Joy, Volume 1 (1821), Plate 77, fig. 2.
(updated 5 February 2010)