Trichophysetis crocoplaga Lower, 1903
CYBALOMIINAE,   CRAMBIDAE,   PYRALOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans,
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, from
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art

The adult moth of this species has white wings each with orange patches and short wavy pairs of black lines. The wingspan is about 2 cms.

The species has been found in

  • Western Australia, and
  • Queensland.


    Further reading

    Oswald B. Lower,
    Revision of the Australian Hesperiadae,
    Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
    Volume 27 (1903), p. 61.

    Buck Richardson,
    Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
    LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 29.


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    (written 11 October 2014, updated 27 November 2017)