YPONOMEUTINAE, YPONOMEUTIDAE, YPONOMEUTOIDEA
Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, from
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art
The adult moth of this species has dark brown wings. The forewings each have three large white spots which each contain several small dark spots.
The species occurs in south-east Asia, including:
as well as in Australia in
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 220.
Christian Johannes Amandus Sauber,
Familie Tineina, Unterfamilie Hyponomeutidae, in C. Semper:
Reisen in Archipel der Philippinen,
Volume 2 Part 6 (1902) pp. 701-702, No. 882, and also Plate 66, fig. 16.
(updated 12 February 2010, 24 January 2016)