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 are white, with four brown lines across each forewing, the central pair of which form a cross on each wing. The wingspan is about 2 cms.
A dark form also occurs, which has some of the white areas darkened.
The species has been found in :
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 34.
Noctuina, Geometrina and Pyralidina,
Catalogue of Eastern and Australian Lepidoptera Heterocera in the Collection of the Oxford University Museum,
Clarendon Press, Part 2 (1900), pp. 420-421, No. 3162, and also Plate 6, fig. 28.
(updated 19 January 2012, 2 September 2019)