Sufetula alychnopa (Turner, 1908)
(previously known as Nannomorpha alychnopa)
SPILOMELINAE ,   CRAMBIDAE ,   PYRALOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


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

The adult moth of this species is pale brown, with some dark-edged pale zigzag lines on each wing. The forewings also often each have a central dark spot. The moth has a wingspan of about 1.5 cms.

The species occurs in Australia in

  • 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), pp. 80-81.


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    (written 2 February 2013)