Paliga aureolalis (Lederer, 1863)
(previously known as Botys aureolalis)
PYRAUSTINAE ,   CRAMBIDAE ,   PYRALOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans,
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


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

The adult moth of this species has pale yellow wings with zigzag brown lines across each one. The moth has a wingspan of about 2.5 cms

The species has been found in

  • Nepal,
  • Tahiti,

    and in Australia in

  • Queensland.

    The species is also known as Paratalanta aureolalis.


    Further reading :

    Julius Lederer,
    Beitrag zur Kenntnis der Pyralidinen,
    Wiener Entomologische Monatschrift,
    Volume 7, Part 11 (1863), p. 473, No. 76.


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    (written 23 January 2013)