(one synonym is Margarodes tritonias Meyrick, 1887)
SPILOMELINAE, CRAMBIDAE, PYRALOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Ian McMillan, Imbil, Queensland)
The adult moths of this species are white with a spectacular turquoise sheen, and have a narrrow orange costa to each forewing. The wingspan is about 5 cms.
The species occurs in
as well as in Australia in:
Further reading :
List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
Part 18 (1859), p. 531, No. 31.
(written 10 September 2018)