(one synonym : Isopteryx melaleucakis Walker, 1859)
SPILOMELINAE, CRAMBIDAE, PYRALOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)
The moths of this species are speckled grey or brown, with two broad ragged white lines across each wing.
The species may be found around the world, including :
as well as in Australia in
Philogène Auguste Joseph Duponchel,
in J.B. Godart & P.A.J. Duponchel:
Histoire naturelle des Lépidoptères ou Papillons de France,
Volume 7, Part 1 (1834), p. 343, and Plate 233, fig. 6.
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 36.
(updated 17 March 2012, 14 February 2016)