Nyctiplanes polypenthes Turner, 1937
ACENTROPINAE,   CRAMBIDAE,   PYRALOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Nyctiplanes polypenthes
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)

The adult moths of this species are brown, with each wing having two barely complete dark wiggly transverse lines. The wingspan is about 2.5 cms.

The species has been found in Australia in

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    New Australian Pyraloidea (Lepidoptera),
    Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland,
    Volume 48 (1937), p. 86.


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    (written 19 April 2019)