Lamoria pachylepidella Hampson, 1898
GALLERIINAE ,   PYRALIDAE ,   PYRALOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Lamoria pachylepidella
drawing by George Hampson
,
Mémoires sur les Lépidoptères / Rédigés par N.M. Romanoff, Volume 8 (1901), Plate LIII, fig. 3,
image courtesy of Biodiversity Heritage Library, digitized by Ernst Mayr Library, Harvard University.

The adult moths of this species have brown wings with dark speckles on each forewing. The wingspan is about 2.5 cms.

The species has been found in Australia in

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    George F. Hampson,
    A classification of the Pyralidae, subfamily Gallerianae,
    Novitates Zoologicae,
    Volume 24 (1917), p. 50.

    George F. Hampson,
    Monographie des Galleriinae,
    Mémoires sur les Lépidoptères / Rédigés par N.M. Romanoff,
    Volume 8 (1901), p. 441, and also Plate 53, fig. 3.


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    (written 2 December 2015)