(one synonym : Margaronia plumifera Butler, 1882)
SPILOMELINAE, CRAMBIDAE, PYRALOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)
The adult moth of this species is white with a brown costa to each forewing. There are also a brown mark halfway along the costa of each forewing. All the wings have brown dashes along the margins. The wingspan is about 3.5 cms.
The species has been found over Asia, including
and in Australia where the moth has been reported in :
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 36.
Catalogue of Lepidoptera Heterocera,
List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
Part 34, Supplement 4 (1864), p. 1365.
(updated 17 March 2012)