Isocentris charopalis Swinhoe, 1907
PYRAUSTINAE,   CRAMBIDAE,   PYRALOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans,
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


(Photo: courtesy of J.F. Landry, Canadian National Collections, & Zhaofu Yang, BIO Photography Group, University of Guelph)

The adult moths of this species are yellow with broad brown patterned wing margins, and three or four incomplete brown zigzag lines across each forewing, and two such lines across each hindwing. The moths have a wingspan of about 2 cms.

The species has been found in

  • South Africa,
  • Zimbabwe,

    as well as in Australia in:

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Charles Swinhoe,
    New Eastern, Australian, and African Heterocera,
    The Annals and Magazine of Natural History,
    Series 7, Volume 19 (1907), p. 54.


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    (written 12 April 2019)