(one synonym: Conchylodes baptalis Snellen, 1880)
SPILOMELINAE , CRAMBIDAE , PYRALOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)
The adult moth of this species is white with a number of brown spots, particularly around the edges. The wingspan is about 1.5 cms.
The species is found across south-east Asia, including :
as well as in Australia in
Further reading :
The Return of the Crambidae,
Issue 54 (September 2009), pp. 23-25,
Butterflies and Other Invertebrates Club.
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 47.
List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
Part 17 (1859), p. 479, No 19.
(updated 8 May 2009, 31 January 2013)