Amphiderita pyrospila Turner, 1925
PYRALINAE ,   PYRALIDAE ,   PYRALOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

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

This moth is brown with areas at the apex, tornus, and base outlined in white on each wing. In some specimens, some of the areas are orange or red. The wingspan is about 3 cms.

The species is found in :

  • Queensland,
  • New South Wales.


    Further reading :

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    New Australian Lepidoptera,
    Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
    Volume 49 (1925), pp. 44-45.


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    (written 5 June 2013, updated 23 July 2015)