SPILOMELINAE, CRAMBIDAE, PYRALOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Elaine McDonald, Tinderbox, Tasmania)
The adult moths of this species are off-white with brown edges and other brown markings on the wings. The forewing costas are slightly concave. The wingspan is about 2.5 cms.
The species has been found in Australia in:
Further reading :
Deltoïdes et Pyralites,
in Boisduval & Guenée: Histoire Naturelle des Insectes; Spécies Général des Lépidoptères,
Volume 9, Part 8 (1854), p. 250, No. 235, and also Plate 3, fig. 3.
(written 18 November 2015, updated 5 December 2020)