(previously known as Dolichosticha bilinealis)
SPILOMELINAE, CRAMBIDAE, PYRALOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)
The adult moth of this species is yellow, with three brown lines across the each forewing, and two across each hindwing. It has variable broad brown shading around the margins. The wingspan is about 1.5 cms.
The species has been found in
and also in Australia in
Further reading :
George Francis Hampson,
The Lepidoptera Heterocera of the Nilgiri district,
Illustrations of typical specimens of Lepidoptera Heterocera in the collection of the British Museum,
Part 8 (1891), p. 139, and also Plate 155, fig. 25.
(updated 26 January 2013)