(erroneously : Botys inscisale)
SPILOMELINAE, CRAMBIDAE, PYRALOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Dianne Clarke, Mapleton, Queensland)
The adult is yellow, with two large brown semicircles on the hind margin of each forewing. The hindwings are brown, fading to white at the bases. The moth has a wingspan of about 3 cms.
The species occurs across south-east Asia, including:
as well as in Australia in
Further reading :
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 46.
Catalogue of Lepidoptera Heterocera,
List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
Part 34, Supplement 4 (1866), p. 1410.
(updated 28 December 2009, 19 November 2016, 2 October 2020)