Hyalobathra archeleuca Meyrick, 1885
PYRAUSTINAE ,   CRAMBIDAE ,   PYRALOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans,
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Hyalobathra archeleuca
(Photo: courtesy of Ian McMillan, Imbil, Queensland)

The adult moth is pale brown, with a submarginal arc of dark dots and sometimes a central dark splodge on each forewing. The hindwings fade toward the bases. The wingspan is about 2 cms.

Hyalobathra archeleuca
(Photo: courtesy of Donald Hobern, Burrill Lake, New South Wales)

The species is found in Australia in:

  • Queensland, and
  • New South Wales.


    Further reading

    Edward Meyrick,
    On the Classification of the Australian Pyralidina,
    Transactions of The Entomological Society of London,
    1885, Part 4, pp. 445-446.

    Hari Sutrisno and Marianne Horak,
    Revision of the Australian species of Hyalobathra Meyrick (Lepidoptera: Pyraloidea: Crambidae: Pyraustinae) based on adult morphology and with description of a new species,
    Australian Journal of Entomology,
    Volume 42, Issue 3 (August 2003), pp 233248.


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    (written 4 April 2013, updated 11 October 2014)