(one synonym : Diplotyla vestigialis Warren, 1896)
SPILOMELINAE, CRAMBIDAE, PYRALOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)
The adult moth of this species is dark brown with variable white markings. The wingspan is about 2 cms.
The species has been found in south-east Asia, including
and also Australia in
Further reading :
Thomas P. Lucas,
Descriptions of new Australian Lepidoptera,
Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
Series 2, Volume 8 (1894), pp. 159-160.
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 46.
Pieter Cornelius Tobias Snellen,
Aanteekenigen over Pyraliden,
Tijdschrift voor Entomologie,
Volume 43 (1900), pp. 278-280, and also Plate 15, fig. 17.
(updated 11 April 2009, 25 March 2015)