(one synonym is Calamachrous affinis Rothschild, 1915)
SPILOMELINAE, CRAMBIDAE, PYRALOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)
The moth has slightly patterned brown forewings, sometimes with wide yellow margins. The hindwings are a plain pale yellow. The wingspan is about 4 cms.
Specimens of this species have been caught in :
as well as in Australia in
Further reading :
Beitrag zur Kenntnis der Pyralidinen,
Wiener Entomologische Monatschrift,
Volume 7, Part 11 (1863), p. 466, No. 46.
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 42.
(updated 28 December 2009, 13 October 2014)