Pygospila bivittalis Walker, 1866
SPILOMELINAE,   CRAMBIDAE,   PYRALOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Pygospila bivittalis
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)

This moth has dark brown wings, the forewings having white spots. The wingspan is about 5 cms.

The species has been found in :

  • Indonesia,
  • Philippines,

    as well as in Australia in

  • Northern Territory, and
  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Buck Richardson,
    Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
    LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 47.

    Francis Walker,
    Catalogue of Lepidoptera Heterocera,
    List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
    Part 34, Supplement 4 (1865), pp. 1365-1366.


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    (updated 19 March 2012)