Bissetia subfumalis (Hampson, 1896)
(formerly known as Talis subfumalis)
CRAMBINAE,   CRAMBIDAE,   PYRALOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans,
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

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

The adult moths of this species have variable brown forewings, that each have two broken white stripes, and white spots along the margin, The hindwings are off-white. The moths have a wingspan of about 2 cms.

The species has been found in :

  • Northern Territory.


    Further reading :

    George F. Hampson,
    On the classification of the Schoenobiinae and Crambinae, two subfamilies of moths of the family Pyralidae,
    Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London,
    1895 p. 968.


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    (written 7 May 2018)