(one synonym : Botys histrionalis Lederer, 1863)
SPILOMELINAE, CRAMBIDAE, PYRALOIDEA
It is thought that these caterpillars eat the leaves of various
This adult moth has transparent wings, with a striking brown pattern. It has a wingspan of about 4 cms.
It is found over the central eastern coast of Australia, in
Further reading :
Ian F.B. Common,
Moths of Australia,
Melbourne University Press, 1990, pl. 9.8, p. 355.
List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
Part 18 (1859), p. 722, No. 305.
(updated 3 January 2013, 15 December 2017)