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.

    Hyalobathra archeleuca
    (Specimen: courtesy of the Macleay Museum, University of Sydney)


    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 14 July 2018)