Eudaimonisma batchelorella T.P. Lucas, 1902
SPILOMELINAE ,   CRAMBIDAE ,   PYRALOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


(Photo: courtesy of Ian McMillan, Imbil, Queensland)

The Caterpillars of this species have been found feeding on

  • Lord Howe Vine ( Parsonsia howeana, APOCYNACEAE ).

    The adults have pale brown forewings, each with a fragmented darker bar across the wingtip. The hindwings are white. The wingspan is about 1.5 cms.


    (Photo: courtesy of Ian McMillan, Imbil, Queensland)

    The species is found in Australia, where it has been found in

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


    Further reading:

    Thomas P. Lucas,
    New Species of Queensland Lepidoptera,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Volume 27 (1902), pp. 247-248.


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    (written 13 October 2014)