SPILOMELINAE, CRAMBIDAE, PYRALOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)
The adult moths of this species are satin-white with a brown line along the costa of each forewing, and a brown dot in the middle of each wing. The wingspan is about 2 cms.
The species occurs in in south east Asia, including
and also in Australia in:
Further reading :
Revision of the genus Palpita Hübner (Crambidae, Pyraustinae) from the eastern Palaearctic, Oriental and Australian regions, Part 2: Group B,
Volume 15 (1997) p. 150, fig. 197.
(written 31 January 2013)