The PYRALINAE are a small subfamily worldwide, of which of 46 species are found in the neotropics. The larvae often feed on decaying plant matter.
I have collected 4 species of the small subfamily PYRALINAE from Belize to date. They are catalogued below - please click on any underlined species names to go to a colour illustration of the adult (and sometimes its genitalia) and brief information on the species.
The genus Dolichomia
The genus Mapeta