(one synonym : Endotricha annuligera Butler, 1886)
SPILOMELINAE, CRAMBIDAE, PYRALOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Uwe Path, Alice Springs, Northern Territory)
The adult moth of this species is dark brown with a broad irregular cream band across each wing, and broad white bands across the metathorax and the abdomen. The moth rests with its abdomen curved upwards. The antennae of the males in this genus each have a sharp bend with a spur at the bend. The wingspan is about 1.5 cms.
The species has been found in :
Further reading :
On the classification of Australian Pyralidina,
Transactions of the Entomological Society of London,
1884, pp. 313-314.
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 43.
(updated 18 March 2012, 6 April 2014, 30 November 2020, 26 April 2021)