(one synonym : Chrysommatodes aereoflavalis Warren, 1896)
SPILOMELINAE, CRAMBIDAE, PYRALOIDEA
Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, from
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art
The adult moth has yellow wings, with two incomplete zigzag lines on each wing, and a brown line along the costa of each forewing with a brown-edged white mark halfway. The wingspan is about 2 cms.
The species occurs in
and also in Australia in
Further reading :
The Return of the Crambidae,
Issue 54 (September 2009), pp. 23-25,
Butterflies and Other Invertebrates Club.
On some Lepidoptera from the Fly River,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Series 2, Volume 1 (1881), pp. 254-255, No. 20.
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 32.
(written 22 May 2013, updated 5 December 2020)