SPILOMELINAE, CRAMBIDAE, PYRALOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Jesse & Peter Koch, Calperum Station Reserve, South Australia)
The adult moth of this species has black forewings, each with off-white patches, and a marginal arc of yellow teardrops. The hindwings are yellow with broad black margins. The moth has a wingspan of about 2 cms.
The species is found in Australia in:
Further reading :
On Pyralidina from Australia and the South Pacific,
Transactions of the Entomological Society of London,
1887, pp. 237-238.
(written 9 August 2019, updated 26 November 2020)