Cirrhochrista aetherialis Lederer, 1863
SPILOMELINAE,   CRAMBIDAE,   PYRALOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)

The adult of this species is satin-white, with brown edges to the wings, and with three brown triangular marks along the costa of each forewing. The moth has a wingspan of about 3 cms.


(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)

It has been found in :

  • Queensland.


    underside
    (Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)


    Further reading :

    Julius Lederer,
    Beitrag zur Kenntnis der Pyralidinen,
    Wiener Entomologische Monatschrift,
    Volume 7, Part 11 (1863), p. 441, and also Tafel 17, fig. 9.


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    (updated 26 January 2013)