Addyme ferrorubella (Walker, 1864)
(previously known as Cryptolechia ferrorubella)
PHYCITINAE ,   PYRALIDAE ,   PYRALOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Addyme ferrorubella
(Photo: courtesy of Ian McMillan, Imbil, Queensland)

The moth has dark brown forewings each with a dark-edged pale line across the middle. The hindwings are pale brown, often reddish, shading darker at the edges. The wingspan is about 3 cms.

The species has been found in

  • New Guinea,

    as well as in Australia in

  • Queensland, and
  • New South Wales.


    Further reading :

    Francis Walker,
    Tineites,
    List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
    Part 29 (1864), pp. 757-758, No. 133.


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    (written 11 November 2014)