Cataclysta lampetialis Walker, 1859
ACENTROPINAE ,   CRAMBIDAE ,   PYRALOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans,
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Cataclysta lampetialis
(Photo: courtesy of Donald Hobern, Mission Beach, Queensland)

The adult moths of this species have broad patterns of yellow and white on the wings, and an arc of black spots along the margin of each hindwing. The wingspan is about 1.5 cms.

The species has been found in :

  • Queensland, and
  • Western Australia.


    Further reading :

    Francis Walker,
    Pyralides,
    List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
    Part 17 (1859), p. 451, No. 28.


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    (updated 9 March 2012)