SPILOMELINAE, CRAMBIDAE, PYRALOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)
The adult moths of this species are satin-white with brown spots and a wavy submarginal line on each wing. There is a black spot on each hindwing. The wingspan is about 2 cms.
It occurs in :
Further reading :
Revision of the genus Palpita Hübner (Crambidae, Pyraustinae) from the eastern Palaearctic, Oriental and Australian regions, Part 2: Group B,
Volume 15 (1997) p. 147, fig. 194.
(updated 12 April 2010, 31 January 2013)