(one synonym : Isopteryx accessalis Walker, 1859)
SPILOMELINAE, CRAMBIDAE, PYRALOIDEA
Bart Hacobian & Stella Crossley
(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)
The adult moths of this species are bluish-black with yellow dots and blotches. In museum specimens, the blue-black fades to brown. The wingspan is about 2 cms.
The species occurs in south-east Asia, including:
as well as in Australia in
Further reading :
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 37.
Philipp C. Zeller,
Lepidoptera Microptera, quae J.A. Wahlberg in caffrorum terra collegit.,
Kongliga Svenska Vetenskaps-Academiens Nya Handlingar,
Stockholm (1852), pp. 30-31, No. 2.
(updated 27 January 2013, 5 December 2020)