Prophantis androstigmata (Hampson, 1918)
(previously known as Thliptoceras androstigmata)
SPILOMELINAE,   CRAMBIDAE,   PYRALOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Prophantis androstigmata
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)

The adult moths of this species have wings that are brown with yellow margins. Each forewing has a number of white spots. he wingspan is about 2.5 cms.

The species occurs in

  • New Guinea,

    and also in Australia in:

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    George F. Hampson,
    Descriptions of new Pyralidae of the subfamily Pyraustinae,
    Annals and Magazine of Natural History,
    Series 9, Volume 1 (1918), pp. 279-280, No. 3a.


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    (updated 19 March 2012)