Piletocera albimixtalis Hampson, 1917
SPILOMELINAE,   CRAMBIDAE,   PYRALOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Piletocera albimixtalis
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)

The adult moths of this species have wings which have a pattern of various shades of brown, with each forewing having two or three vague white spots on the costa. The hindwings are more white with brown patches.

The species has been found in :

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    George F. Hampson,
    Descriptions of new species of Pyralidae of the subfamily Pyraustinae,
    Annals and Magazine of Natural History,
    Series 8, Volume 20 (1917), p. 268, No. 13c.

    Buck Richardson,
    Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
    LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 46.


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    (updated 19 March 2012)