Lacalma ferrealis (Hampson, 1906)
(previously known as Orthaga ferrealis)
EPIPASCHIINAE,   PYRALIDAE,   PYRALOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


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

This moth has dark green forewings speckled with white, and plain brown hindwings. The wingspan is about 3 cms. The green fades to brown in dead specimens.

The species is found in Queensland.


Further reading :

George F. Hampson,
On new Thyrididae and Pyralidae,
Annals and Magazine of Natural History,
Series 7, Volume 17 (1906), pp. 145-146, No. 3a.


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(updated 12 February 2010)