(previously known as : Asopia leonina)
SPILOMELINAE , CRAMBIDAE , PYRALOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)
The adult moths of this species are yellow with wiggly brown lines across each wing. The wingspan is about 1.5 cms.
The species occurs over much of Australia, including
Further reading :
Arthur G. Butler,
Descriptions of 21 new genera and 103 new species of Lepidoptera Heterocera from the Australian region,
Transactions of the Entomological Society of London,
1886, Part 4, pp. 425-426, No. 71.
The Night of the Crambidae,
Butterfly and Other Invertebrates Club Newslettter,
Issue 49 (June 2008), pp. 26-29.
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 37.
(updated 15 March 2008)