Analyta albicillalis Lederer, 1863
(erroneously: Alyta albicillalis)
SPILOMELINAE ,   CRAMBIDAE ,   PYRALOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Analyta albicillalis
Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, from
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art

The adult moth has pale blue wings, with pale brown markings, and dark brown patches at the apex and base of each forewing.

Analyta albicillalis
drawing by Julius Lederer, Beitrag zur Kenntnis der Pyralidinen
,
Wiener Entomologische Monatschrift,
Volume 7, Part 11 (1863), Tafel 14, fig. 10,
Image courtesy of Biodiversity Heritage Library, digitized by Ernst Mayr Library, Harvard University.

The species has been found in

  • Ambon,

    and also in Australia in:

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Julius Lederer,
    Beitrag zur Kenntnis der Pyralidinen,
    Wiener Entomologische Monatschrift,
    Volume 7, Part 11 (1863), pp. 405-406, No. 103,and also Tafel 14, fig. 10.

    Buck Richardson,
    Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
    LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 32.


    previous
    back
    caterpillar
    Australian
    Australian Butterflies
    butterflies
    Australian
    home
    caterpillars
    Australian
    Australian Moths
    moths
    next
    next
    caterpillar

    (updated 17 March 2012)