(previously known as Deba surrectalis)
SPILOMELINAE, CRAMBIDAE, PYRALOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)
The adult moths of this species are brown with several dark zigzag lines across each wing. The wingspan is about 2.5 cms.
The species has been found in
and in Australia in
Further reading :
Catalogue of Lepidoptera Heterocera,
List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
Part 34, Supplement 4 (1866), p. 1495.
(written 25 May 2013)