Ebulea perflavalis (Hampson, 1913)
(previously known as :Pyrausta perflavalis)
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 dark yellow forewings with three zigzag brown lines across each one. The hindwings are pale yellow, with narrow brown margins. The moth has a wingspan of about 2.5 cms

The species is found in

  • Queensland, and
  • New South Wales.


    Further reading :

    George F. Hampson,
    Revision of the moths of the subfamily Pyraustinae and family Pyralida. (Part 1),
    Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London,
    1899 (part 2), p. 262.


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    (written 23 January 2013)