(one synonym : Emprepes insignis Butler, 1886)
SPILOMELINAE, CRAMBIDAE, PYRALOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Ken Harris, Victorian Alps, Victoria)
This adult moth is orange with a bold black pattern.
The hindwings are dark brown, each fading to yellow near the base and at the tornus. The wingspan is about 1.5 cms.
The species is found in Australia in:
Further reading :
Ian F.B. Common,
Moths of Australia,
Melbourne University Press, 1990, fig. 34.5, p. 355.
On the classification of Australian Pyralidina,
Transactions of the Entomological Society of London,
1884, p. 313.
(updated 27 January 2013, 13 December 2013, 24 October 2019, 16 October 2020)