(previously known as Gonocausta invertalis)
SPILOMELINAE, CRAMBIDAE, PYRALOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)
The adult male moth of this species has brown wings, with two irregular outlined pale green marks on the costa of each forewing. The wingtips are recurved, and the wing margins each have a smooth cusp. There is a black tuft of hairs on the tip of the abdomen. The female is similar to the male but paler, and has no anal hair tuft. The wingspan is about 2.5 cms.
The species has been found in
and in Australia in
Further reading :
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 35.
Pieter Cornelius Tobias Snellen,
Lepidoptera van Sumatra,
Tijdschrift voor Entomologie,
Volume 20 (1877), pp. 78-79, and also Plate 6, fig. 4.
(updated 25 September 2012, 4 November 2015)