(one synonym : Rhimphalea aenone Butler, 1886)
SPILOMELINAE, CRAMBIDAE, PYRALOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Ian McMillan, Imbil, Queensland)
The adult moths of this species are brown with patterns of cream and white markings. The male moth has a tuft of hair-like scales at the tip of the abdomen which is probably useful for dispersing pheromones. The female does not have this tuft.
The species has been found in :
Further reading :
Wiener Entomologische Monatschrift,
Volume 7, Part 11 (1863), pp. 410-411, and also Plate 15, fig. 3.
(updated 23 November 2008, 27 April 2015)