Sisyrophora pfeifferae Lederer, 1863
(one synonym: Cydalima elwesialis Snellen, 1890)
SPILOMELINI   ,     SPILOMENINAE    ,     CRAMBIDAE

Don Herbison-Evans ( donherbisonevans@yahoo.com )
&
Stella Crossley


(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda)

The adult moths of this species are translucent white, with a narrow brown border around each wing, and a small brown spot near the centre of each wing. The wingspan is about 3 cms.

The moths occur in

  • Taiwan,
    as well as in Australia in
  • Queensland.

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    (updated 1 November 2012)