(one synonym : Cydalima elwesialis Snellen, 1890)
SPILOMELINAE, CRAMBIDAE, PYRALOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)
The adult moths of this species are white, with a brown line around the edges, and a brown dot near the middle, of each wing.
The species occurs across south-east Asia, including
and also as far as Australia in
Further reading :
Beitrag zur Kenntnis der Pyralidinen,
Wiener Entomologische Monatschrift,
Volume 7, Part 11 (1863), p. 399, No. 81, and also Plate 13, fig. 13.
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 49.
(update 22 January 2013)