Nacoleia alincia Turner, 1908
SPILOMELINAE,   CRAMBIDAE,   PYRALOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


female
(Photo: courtesy of Harold McQueen, Goodna, Queensland)

The adult moth has pale brown wings, with dark markings. The antennae of the males in this genus each have a sharp bend with a spur at the bend. The body is brown with a white band on the abdomen. The moth has a wingspan of about 2 cms.


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

The species has been found in Australia in:

  • Queensland.


    female, underside
    (Photo: courtesy of Harold McQueen, Goodna, Queensland)


    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. 90.


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    (written 29 January 2013, 17 December 2015)