(previously known as Botys tiasalis)
SPILOMELINAE, CRAMBIDAE, PYRALOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)
The adult moth has yellow wings with brown speckles and with some indistinct zigzag brown lines across them. The wingspan is about 1.5 cms.
The species has been found in:
and in Australia in
Further reading :
List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
Part 19 (1859), p. 994.
(written 28 January 2013)