Bleszynskia malacelloides (Bleszynski, 1955)
(formerly known as Crambopsis malacelloides)
CRAMBINAE,   CRAMBIDAE,   PYRALOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans,
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

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

The adult moths of this species have brown forewings, that each have a broad white streak from base to margin. The hindwings are off-white. The moths have a wingspan of about 2 cms.

The species has been found in :

  • New Guinea,

    as well as in Australia in

  • Queensland, and
  • New South Wales.


    Further reading :

    Stanis?aw B?eszy?ski,
    Notes on the genus Crambopsis De Lattin,
    Studies on the Crambidae (Lepidoptera): Pts. III and IX,
    Bulletin Entomologique de Pologne, Volume 24 p. 25, and Volume 25 (1955), p. 228.


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    (written 8 May 2018)