Ptychopseutis amoenella Snellen, 1880)
(previously known as Diptychophora amoenella)
CYBALOMIINAE,   CRAMBIDAE,   PYRALOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


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

The adult moth of this species has brown wings, each with vague dark arcs. The moth has a wing span of about 1.5 cms.

The species has been found found in

  • Indonesia,

    and also in Australia in

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Pieter Cornelius Tobias Snellen,
    Nieuwe Pyraliden op Celes gevonden,
    Tijdschrift voor Entomologie,
    Volume 23 (1880), pp. 247-248, No. 59.


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    (written 24 March 2015, updated 12 April 2017)