Lacalma albirufalis (Hampson, 1916)
(one synonym: Macalla diaprepes Turner, 1925)
EPIPASCHIINAE ,   PYRALIDAE ,   PYRALOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)

This moth has fawn with white speckles, and plain brown hindwings. The wingspan is about 3 cms.

The species has been found in

  • New Guinea,

    and also in australia in

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    George F. Hampson,
    Descriptions of new Pyralidae of the sub-families Epipaschianae Chrysauginae, Endotrichinae and Pyralinae,
    Annals and Magazine of Natural History,
    Series 8, Volume 18 (1916), p. 137, No. 11i.


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    (created 12 February 2010, updated 18 January 2012)