(one synonym : Metasia nyctichroa Turner, 1908)
SPILOMELINAE, CRAMBIDAE, PYRALOIDEA
Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, from
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art
The adult moth of this species is brown shading to dark grey at the margins, with dark jagged submarginal lines on each wing. The wingspan is about 1.5 cms.
The species is found in :
Further reading :
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 43.
A. Jefferis Turner,
New Australian Lepidoptera of the families Noctuidae and Pyralidae,
Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
Volume 32 (1908), pp. 96-97.
(written 24 May 2013)