Hepalastis pumilio (Zeller, 1873)
(previously known as: Exelastis pumilio)
PTEROPHORINAE ,   PTEROPHORIDAE ,   PTEROPHORIOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
( donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Hepalastis pumilio
(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville)

The adult moth of this species is pale brown with a dark dot near the middle of each forewing.

The species occurs around the tropics, such as

  • Guana Island (Caribbean)

    as well as in Australia in:

  • Western australia,
  • Northern Territory, and
  • Queensland.

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    (updated 23 April 2010)