SPILOMELINAE, CRAMBIDAE, PYRALOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)
The adult moths of this species are satin-white with brown eyes and a brown costa on each forewing. The wingspan is about 3 cms.
It has been found in
and in Australia in
Further reading :
Jagbir Singh Kirti & H.S. Rose,
Studies on Indian species of the genus Palpita Hubner (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae: Pyraustinae),
Journal of Entomological Research (New Delhi),
Volume 16, Part 1 (1992), p.72.
(updated 31 August 2009)