Salma cholica (Meyrick, 1884)
(previously known as Cacozelia cholica)
EPIPASCHIINAE ,   PYRALIDAE ,   PYRALOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


(Photo: courtesy of Cathy Powers, Brisbane Ranges, Victoria)

The adult moth of this species has forewings that have a complex pattern of shades of brown, with a broad pale area across the wingtip. The wingspan is about 3 cms.

This species is found in Australia in:

  • Western Australia,
  • Northern Territory,/A>,
  • Queensland,
  • New South Wales, and
  • Victoria.


    Further reading :

    Edward Meyrick,
    On the classification of Australian Pyralidina,
    Transactions of the Entomological Society of London,
    1884, p. 66, No. 5.


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    (written 30 January 2017)