(also known as Sylepta ocellifera Turner, 1937)
SPILOMELINAE, CRAMBIDAE, PYRALOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)
The moths of this species have white wings with curvy brown lines across each wing, and an orange-edged black eye-spot on each forewing. The wingspan is about 2.5 cms.
The species may be found in :
Further reading :
On some Lepidoptera from New Guinea,
Transactions of the Entomological Society of London,
1889, pp. 509-510, No. 140.
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 36.
(updated 17 March 2012)