Doloessa ochrociliella (Ragonot, 1893)
(one synonym : Doloessa plumbolineella Hampson, 1901)
GALLERIINAE ,   PYRALIDAE ,   PYRALOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Doloessa ochrociliella
drawing by Émile Louis Ragonot, listed as Carcinoptera ochrociliella,

Monographie des Phycitinae et des Galleriinae, in Nicholas Mikhailovitch Romanoff: Mémoires sur les Lépidoptères,
Volume 7 (1893), Plate VIII, fig. 24,
image courtesy of Biodiversity Heritage Library, digitized by Smithsonian Libraries.

The moth of this species has brown forewings with a broad outlined band across each one. The hindwings are white. The wingspan is about 2 cms.

Doloessa ochrociliella
drawing by George Hampson, listed as Doloessa plumbolineella,

Mémoires sur les Lépidoptères / Rédigés par N.M. Romanoff, Volume 8 (1901), Plate LIV, fig. 10,
image courtesy of Biodiversity Heritage Library, digitized by Ernst Mayr Library, Harvard University.

The species has been found in Australia in

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    George F. Hampson,
    Monographie des Galleriinae,
    Mémoires sur les Lépidoptères / Rédigés par N.M. Romanoff,
    Volume 8 (1901), pp. 488-489, No. 76, and also Plate 54, fig. 10.

    Émile Louis Ragonot,
    Monographie des Phycitinae et des Galleriinae,
    in Nicholas Mikhailovitch Romanoff: Mémoires sur les Lépidoptères,
    Paris & Saint Petersberg : Imprimerie Générale Lahiire, Plate 8, fig. 24.


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    (updated 5 February 2010)