Distribution: worldwide in tropical and sub-tropical regions.
Type locality: 'Europe'.
Source of record: M.J.C.B. collection. Listed by Gowdey (1926).
Method of identification: illustrated in black and white by Amsel 91956) pl. 83, figs. 7 & 8 (adult)
and pl. 26, fig. 3 (genitalia).
Notes: the larva is the 'Spotted Beet Webworm', a pest of beets and
other crops and ornamental plants.
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