SPILOMELINAE, CRAMBIDAE, PYRALOIDEA
Bart Hacobian & Stella Crossley
(Photo: courtesy of John Lenagan, Kuranda, Queensland)
This moth has black wings with white spots. The wingspan is about 4 cms.
It is a rainforest species found across tropical Africa and Asia, including :
as well as in Australia in
Further reading :
Ian F.B. Common,
Moths of Australia,
Melbourne University Press, 1990, pls. 31.10,31.11, p. 442.
Description de Papillons Exotiques,
Uitlandsche kapellen voorkomende in de drie waereld-deelen,
Amsterdam Baalde, vol. 3 (1780), p. 124, and also Plate 263, fig. C..
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2008, p. 12.
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 47.
Paul Zborowski and Ted Edwards,
A Guide to Australian Moths,
CSIRO Publishing, 2007, p. 184.
(updated 3 November 2010, 25 April 2018, 24 November 2020)