(one synonym : Zebronia braurealis Walker, 1859)
SPILOMELINAE, CRAMBIDAE, PYRALOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Todd Burrows, South Stradbroke Island, Queensland)
The caterpillars of this species have been found feeding on :
The adult moths have a striking brown and white pattern. The wingspan is about 2 cms.
The species has been found in the sub-tropics around the world in :
as well as in Australia in
but is suspected of being a group of superficially similar species.
Further reading :
Deltoïdes et Pyralites,
in Boisduval & Guenée :
Histoire naturelle des insectes; spécies général des lépidoptères,
Volume 9, Part 8 (1854), p. 205, No. 158.
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 39.
(updated 25 February 2011, 19 November 2019, 27 October 2020)