Elophila difflualis (Snellen, 1880)
(one synonym : Nymphula osculatrix Meyrick, 1933)
ACENTROPINAE ,   CRAMBIDAE ,   PYRALOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans,
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Elophila difflualis
(Photo: courtesy of Ian McMillan, Imbil, Queensland)

The wings of the adult moth are brown, with white and yellow markings.

The species has been found in :

  • China,
  • Great Britain,
  • La Réunion,
  • Nederlands,

    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. 26.

    Pieter Cornelius Tobias Snellen,
    Natuurlijke Historie. Achtse afdeeling. Lepidoptera,
    in P.J. Veth : Midden Sumatra,
    Volume 4 (1880), Part 8, pp. 75-76, No. 1.


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    (updated 16 June 2010)