SPILOMELINAE, CRAMBIDAE, PYRALOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)
The adult moths have wings that are are pale brown with white and purple patches outlined in dark brown. The moths have a wingspan of about 3 cms.
The species is found in south east Asia, including:
as well as in Australia in
Further reading :
Deltoïdes et Pyralites,
in Boisduval & Guenée: Histoire Naturelle des Insectes; Spécies Général des Lépidoptères,
Volume 9, Part 8 (1854), p. 293, No. 296, and also Plate 3, fig. 11.
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 39.
(updated 19 July 2010, 27 January 2013, 24 November 2020)