(one synonym : Hymenia meridionalis Walker, 1866)
SPILOMELINAE, CRAMBIDAE, PYRALOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Jan MacDonald, Finch Hatton, Queensland
The adult moth of this species is brown, with white spots partly outlined in black on the forewings, and white bands across the hindwings. The moth has a wingspan of about 2 cms.
The species occurs in:
as well as in Australia in
Further reading :
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 48.
Philipp Christoph Zeller,
Lepidoptera Microptera, quae J. A. Wahlberg in Caffrorum terra collegit,
Kongliga Svenska Vetenskapsakademiens Nya Handlingar,
Stockholm (P. A. Norstedt & Söner), 1852, pp. 34-35, No. 5.
(updated 9 June 2010)