Curena caustopa (Turner, 1905)
(previously: Endotricha indistinctalis)
PYRALINAE,   PYRALIDAE,   PYRALOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

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

This moth has pale brown wings with some dark brown lines, and with a large darker brown area around the tip of each forewing. The wingspan is about 2 cm.

The species is found in :

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Buck Richardson,
    Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
    LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 189.

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    A preliminary revision of the Australian Thyrididae and Pyralidae: Part II,
    Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland,
    Volume 19 (1905), pp. 58-59.


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    (updated 2 July 2011)