Thyridiphora gilva Turner, 1926
(previously known as Thyridophora gilva)
CYBALOMIINAE ,   CRAMBIDAE ,   PYRALOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans,
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


(Photo: courtesy of Peter Marriott)

The adult moth of this species has brown forewings, each with dark arcs and speckles. The hindwings are white. The forewings have smoothly curved margins with no discerable tornus. The moth has a wing span of about 3 cms.

The species has been found found in

  • Northern Territory,
  • Queensland, and
  • New South Wales.


    Further reading :

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    Studies in Australian Lepidoptera,
    Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
    Volume 50 (1926), pp. 130-131.


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    (updated 10 February 2009, 11 October 2014)