(previously known as Myriotis ptousalis)
SPILOMELINAE, CRAMBIDAE, PYRALOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Donald Hobern, Merimbula, New South Wales)
The adult moth of this species has orangish brown forewings, each with a couple of indistinct pale transverse lines. The hindwings are pale brown. The undersides of the wings each have a dark bar. The wingspan is about 2 cms.
The species has been found in:
Further reading :
List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
Part 18 (1859), p. 728.
(updated 24 March 2011, 27 November 2017, 5 September 2019, 26 November 2020)