(previously known as Botys perfenestrata)
SPILOMELINAE , CRAMBIDAE , PYRALOIDEA
Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, from
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art
The adult moths of this species are a pale rusty brown, with yellow spots with transparent middles. The wingspan is about 3 cms.
The species occurs in
and in Australia in
Further reading :
Arthur G. Butler,
Descriptions of new species of Lepidoptera, chiefly from Duke-of-York Island and New Britain,
The Annals and Magazine of Natural History,
Series 5, Volume 10 (1882), p. 237.
Ian F.B. Common,
Moths of Australia,
Melbourne University Press, 1990, pl. 9.18, p. 358.
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 50.
(updated 19 March 2012)