(previously known as Botys janapalis)
SPILOMELINAE, CRAMBIDAE, PYRALOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)
The adult moth of this species is yellowish brown, with dark markings including zigzag lines on each wing. The moth has a wingspan of about 2 cms.
The species has been found in
and in Australia in
Further reading :
List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
Part 18 (1859), p. 676, No. 230.
(updated 3 December 2011)