(one synonym : Pterophorus rutilalis Walker, 1864)
Orange Plume Moth
PTEROPHORINAE , PTEROPHORIDAE , PTEROPHORIOIDEA
Debbie Matthews & Stella Crossley
The Caterpillar of this species is reported to have been found feeding on :
The adult moth is orange-brown with divided wings. The wingspan is about 1.2 cms. The pheromones of this species have been identified.
The species may have been found in:,
as well as in
The species Stenodacma pyrrhodes was thought to be a synonym of Crombrugghia wahlbergi by Nielsen et al but is now treated as a separate species in Australian Faunal Directory.
Further reading :
H.S. Rose and H.S. Pooni,
Taxonomic Studies on the superfamily Pterophoroidea (Lepidopter) for northwestern India,
Zoos' Print Journal,
Volume 20, Part 3 (March, 2005), pp. 1800-1801.
Philipp C. Zeller,
Revision der Pterophoriden,
Volume 6 (1851), pp. 346-348, No. 15.
(updated 31 January 2009, 8 March 2017)