Cangetta aurantiaca Hampson, 1906
(one synonym : Blechrophanes crocoptila Turner, 1937)
SPILOMELINAE,   CRAMBIDAE,   PYRALOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Cangetta aurantiaca
male
(Photo: courtesy of Bart Hacobian, Iron Range, Queensland)

The adult moths of this species have three broad bands of shades of yellow on each wing. The wingspan is about 1.5 cms.

The species occurs in

  • New Guinea,

    and also in Australia in

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    George F. Hampson,
    On new Thyrididae and Pyralidae,
    Annals and Magazine of Natural History,
    Series 7, Volume 17 (1906), pp. 212-213, No. 3.


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    (updated 17 March 2012, 23 June 2018)