(previously known as Cenocnemis incurvata)
SPILOMELINAE, CRAMBIDAE, PYRALOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)
The adults are a beautiful green colour, with a brown line around the edge of forewing, and two small fuzzy dark dots near the costa of each forewing, and one on each hindwing. The hindwings have a incurved margin. The males have a black tuft of hairs on the tail. The moths have a wingspan of about 3 cms.
They are found in
and also in Australia in
Further reading :
New species of Pyralidae &c. from the Khasia Hills,
Annals and Magazine of Natural History,
6th Series, Part 18 (1896), p. 116.
(written 31 January 2013)