(one synonym : Isopteryx leucothoalis Walker, 1859)
SPILOMELINAE, CRAMBIDAE, PYRALOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)
The adult moths are dark brown, with white squiggly lines and spots. The female has darker markings with narrower white squiggles than the male. The moths have a wingspan of about 1.5 cms.
The species has been found in Asia in:
as well as 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. 228, No. 195.
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 43.
(updated 8 August 2013)