(formerly known as Danaga picata)
SPILOMELINAE, CRAMBIDAE, PYRALOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)
The adult moths of this species are dark brown with various white markings including an interrupted white band across each wing. The moths have a wingspan of about 1.5 cms.
The species occurs in south-east Asia, including
and including Australia in
Arthur G. Butler,
Illustrations of Typical Specimens of Lepidoptera Heterocera in the Collection of the British Museum,
Part 7 (1889), p. 94, and also Plate 134, fig. 17.
(written 13 March 2017, updated 2 September 2019)