Pagyda schaliphora Hampson, 1899
PYRAUSTINAE,   CRAMBIDAE,   PYRALOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans,
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Pagyda schaliphora
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)

The adult moth of this species has pale brown wings, The forewings each have brown transverse lines, one single, and another pair that meet on the hind-margin to form a 'V' shape. The hindwings each have two transverse brown lines. The forewings have recurved wing-tips. The hindwing margins each have two shallow angles. The wingspan is about 2 cms.

The species has been found in Australia in

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    George F. Hampson,
    A revision of the moths of the subfamily Pyraustinae and family Pyralidae (Part 1),
    Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London,
    1898 (Part 1), p. 635, No. 3.


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    (written 14 April 2019)