(previously known as Phostria odontosticta)
SPILOMELINAE, CRAMBIDAE, PYRALOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)
The adult moths of this species are brown with large irregular white spots outlined in black. The wingspan is about 3 cms.
The species occurs in
and in Australia in
Further reading :
George F. Hampson,
A Revision of the Moths of the Subfamily Pyraustinae and Family Pyralidae,
Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London,
1898, p. 685, No. 60.
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 44.
(updated 2 May 2009, 18 February 2018, 28 November 2020)