Glycythyma chrysorycta (Meyrick, 1884)
(previously known as Semiocera contingens)
SPILOMELINAE ,   CRAMBIDAE ,   PYRALOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

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

The adult moths of this species are yellow with wiggly brown lines across each wing. The wingspan is about 1.5 cms.

The species occurs in across south-east Asia, including:

  • Japan,

    and in Australia in:

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Edward Meyrick,
    On the classification of Australian Pyralidina,
    Transactions of the Entomological Society of London,
    1884, p. 320.

    Buck Richardson,
    Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
    LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 37.


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    (updated 17 March 2012)