Notarcha chrysoplasta Meyrick, 1884
(one synonym : Lygropia chryselectra, Lower, 1903)
SPILOMELINAE,   CRAMBIDAE,   PYRALOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


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

The adult moths of this species are pale brown with a subtle pattern of darker jagged lines across the wings. The edges of the wings have gold fringes. The wingspan is about 2 cms.

The species is found in :

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Edward Meyrick,
    On the classification of Australian Pyralidina,
    Transactions of the Entomological Society of London,
    1884, p. 311.


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    (updated 18 March 2012)