Trigonoorda trygoda (Meyrick, 1897)
(previously known as Psammotis trygoda)
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 orange, with the forewings having dark wiggly submarginal lines or bands. The hindwings are yellow with dark areas beside and along the margins. The wingspan is about 2 cms.

This species has been found in

  • Western Australia,
  • Queensland, and
  • New South Wales.


    Further reading :

    Edward Meyrick,
    On New Lepidoptera from Australia and New Zealand,
    Transactions of The Entomological Society of London,
    1897, p. 381.

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


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    (updated 4 June 2011)