Thesaurica argentifera (Hampson, 1913)
(previously known as Sameodes argentifera)
ODONTIINAE,   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 adults are brown and yellow, with the forewings having scattered dark grey and white spots. The hindwings are dark grey. The wingspan is about 2 cms.

This species has been found in

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    George F. Hampson,
    Descriptions of new species of Pyralidae of the subfamily Pyraustinae (continued),
    Annals and Magazine of Natural History,
    Series 8, Volume 11 (1913), p. 325, No. 6a.

    Buck Richardson,
    Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
    LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 31.


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    (created 16 March 2012)