Strepsinoma croesusalis (Walker, 1859)
(formerly known as Cataclysta croesusalis)
ACENTROPINAE,   CRAMBIDAE,   PYRALOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans,
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Dave Britton & Stella Crossley


Photo: copyright Dave Britton,
thanks to vicfazio3 for the identification

The wings of the adult of this species have a striking pattern of brown and white, and the hindwings are edged with a series of black spots. The wingspan is about 2 cms.

The species has been found in

  • Borneo,
  • China,

    as well as in Australia in

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Buck Richardson,
    Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
    LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 27 (listed as Strepsinoma foveata).

    Francis Walker,
    Pyralides,
    List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
    Part 17 (1859), pp. 449-450, No. 25.


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    (written 27 November 2017)