(previously known as Coptobasis ridopalis)
SPILOMELINAE, CRAMBIDAE, PYRALOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)
The adult moths of this species have purplish-brown wings with some fractured white-edged dark submarginal lines and spots. The wingspan is about 3 cms.
The species occurs in Asia, including
and also in Australia in
Further reading :
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 49.
New species of Heterocera from Khasia Hills: Part II,
Transactions of the Entomological Society of London,
1892, pp. 18-19, No. 70.
(updated 2 February 2013)