Etiella walsinghamella Ragonot, 1888
(one synonym : Etiella flavofasciella Inoue, 1959)
PHYCITINAE,   PYRALIDAE,   PYRALOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, from
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art

This adult moth has reddish-brown forewings, each with a transverse yellow band. The hindwings are pale brown. The wingspan is about 2 cms


(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)

The species is found in Australia in

  • Western Australia,
  • Northern Territory, and
  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Émile Louis Ragonot,
    Nouveaux genres et espèces de Phycitidae et Galleriidae,
    Paris (1888), p. 27.

    Buck Richardson,
    Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
    LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 188.


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    (updated 5 June 2013)