(previously known as Spilomena jaguaralis)
SPILOMELINAE, CRAMBIDAE, PYRALOIDEA
Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, from
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art
The adult moth of this species is white with streaky black spots. The wingspan is about 3 cms.
This species is found in
and also in Australia in
Further reading :
Deltoïdes et Pyralites,
in Boisduval & Guenée:
Histoire Naturelle des Insectes; Spécies Général des Lépidoptères,
Volume 9, Part 8 (1854), p. 283, No. 280.
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 47.
(updated 7 July 2011)