(one synonym : Pyrausta diplosticta Turner, 1908)
SPILOMELINAE, CRAMBIDAE, PYRALOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Ken Harris, Morwell National Park, Victoria)
The adult moths of this species have brown forewings, each with some sinuous dark lines, a dark-edged white spot, and some black spots along the costa. The hindwings are also brown, each with sinuous dark lines, and some indistinct dark spots near the middle. The wingspan is about 2.5 cms.
The species occurs in :
Further reading :
Oswald B. Lower,
Descriptions of new Australian Lepidoptera,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Volume 26 (1901), p. 669.
(written 3 February 2017, updated 2 October 2020)