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


(Photo: courtesy of Ian McMillan, Imbil, Queensland)

The adult moth of this species has white wings each speckled with grey dots, and with wavy orange lines edged with black. The wingspan is about 2 cms.


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

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)