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)