Berastagia dissolutella (Snellen, 1880)
CRYPTOBLABINI ,   PHYCITINAE ,   PYRALIDAE ,   PYRALOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)

The moth of this species has brown forewings, and translucent white hindwings.

The species has been found in

  • New Guinea,

    and in Australia in

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Pieter Cornelius Tobias Snellen,
    Natuurlijke Historie, Achtsts Afdeeling. Lepidoptera,
    in P.J. Veth:
    Midden-Sumatra. Reizen en onderzoekingen der Sumatra-Expeditie, uitgerust door het Aardrijkskundig Genootschap, 18771879, beschreven door de leden der expeditie,
    Leiden : E. J. Brill, Volume iv, p. 81.


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    (written 23 March 2015, updated 9 March 2017)