Glyphodes apiospila (Turner, 1922)
(previously known as Margaronia apiospila)
SPILOMELINAE,   CRAMBIDAE,   PYRALOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Glyphodes apiospila
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)

The adult moth is dark brown with several translucent white patches on each forewing. The hindwings are also a translucent white, with a broad brown border. The wingspan is about 2 cms.

The species is found in:

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Buck Richardson,
    Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
    LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 37.

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    Studies in Australian Lepidoptera,
    Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria,
    Volume 35, Part 1 (1922), pp. 50-51.


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    (updated 17 March 2012)