Araeomorpha diplopa (Lower, 1903)
(previously known as Nymphula diplopa)
ACENTROPINAE ,   CRAMBIDAE ,   PYRALOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans,
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Araeomorpha diplopa
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)

The adult moths of this species have an intricate brown and white pattern on the forewings. The hindwings are white with vague broad pale brown bands. The wingspan is about 1 cm.

The species has been found in :

  • Queensland, and
  • New South Wales.


    Further reading

    Oswald B. Lower,
    Descriptions of New Australian Noctuina, etc.,
    Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
    Volume 27 (1903), p. 62.


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    (updated 9 March 2012)