Parapoynx dentizonalis (Hampson, 1897)
(previously known as Nymphula dentizonalis)
ACENTROPINAE,   CRAMBIDAE,   PYRALOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans,
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Parapoynx dentizonalis
Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, from
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art

The wings of the adult of this species have white wings, with brown submarginal lines and bands, and chequered edges. The forewings each have a dark spot near the costa. The wingspan is about 2 cms.

The species has been found in:

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    George F. Hampson,
    On the classification of two sub-families of moths of the family Pyralidae: the Hydrocampinae and Scopariinae,
    Transactions of the Entomological Society of London,
    Volume 2 (1897) p. 143, No. 45.

    Buck Richardson,
    Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
    LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 26.


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    (updated 20 March 2012)