Patania aedilis (Meyrick, 1887)
(one synonym : Diplotyla vestigialis Warren, 1896)
SPILOMELINAE,   CRAMBIDAE,   PYRALOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Patania aedilis
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)

The adult moth of this species is grey or brown with white markings, including two black edged white marks on each forewing costa, and a white margin to each hindwing. The wingspan is about 2 cms.

The species is found in :

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Edward Meyrick,
    On Pyralidina from Australia and the South Pacific,
    Transactions of the Entomological Society of London,
    1887, p. 227.

    Buck Richardson,
    Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
    LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 45.


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    (updated 19 March 2012, 31 January 2013)