(formerly known as Cataclysta haematera)
SPILOMELINAE, CRAMBIDAE, PYRALOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Bart Hacobian, Iron Range, Queensland)
The adult moths of this species are white, with two broad brown bands, and one more like orange with a dark brown edge, across each forewing, and an orange splodge and various dark brown markings on each hindwing. The wingspan is about 1.5 cms.
The species occurs in Australia in
Further reading :
A. Jefferis Turner,
New Australian Pyraloidea (Lepidoptera),
Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland,
Volume 48 (1937), p. 77.
(written 23 June 2018)