Elophila responsalis (Walker, 1866)
(previously known as Diasemia responsalis)
ACENTROPINAE ,   CRAMBIDAE ,   PYRALOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans,
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Elophila responsalis
(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)

The wings of this adult moth have a striking pattern of brown, white and yellow. The wingspan is about 2 cms.

The species has been found in Australia in :

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Francis Walker,
    Catalogue of Lepidoptera Heterocera,
    List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
    Part 34, Supplement 4 (1866), p. 1326.


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    (written 19 January 2013)