Bocchoris artificalis (Lederer, 1863)
(previously known as Botys artificalis)
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 has dark brown wings each with a pattern of pale splotches. The moth has a wingspan of about 2 cms.

The species has been found in

  • Western Australia,
  • Northern Territory, and
  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Julius Lederer,
    Beitrag zur Kenntnis der Pyralidinen,
    Wiener Entomologische Monatschrift,
    Volume 7, Part 11 (1863), p. 463, No. 34.


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    (written 26 January 2013)