Phanomorpha dapsilis (Turner, 1908)
(previously known as: Eclipsiodes dapsilis)
SCOPARIINI ,   SCOPARIINAE ,   CRAMBIDAE ,   PYRALOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans,
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Phanomorpha dapsilis
(Photo: courtesy of Donald Hobern, Aranda, Australian Capital Territory)

The adult moths of this species are white with complex brown pattern on each forewing. The hindwings are plain brown. The wingspan is about 2 cms.

The species has been caught in

  • Queensland,
  • New South Wales,
  • Australian Capital Territory, and
  • Victoria.


    Further reading :

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    New Australian Lepidoptera of the families Noctuidae and Pyralidae,
    Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
    Volume 32 (1908), p. 105.


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    (updated 20 June 2010)