Rehimena cissophora (Turner, 1908)
(one synonym : Dichocrocis chlorotypa Turner, 1941)
SPILOMELINAE,   CRAMBIDAE,   PYRALOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

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

The adult moths of this species have brown wings, with some pale yellow marks at the wingtip and a large irregular yellow mark on the costa of each forewing. The wingspan is about 2 cms.

The species occurs in Australia in:

  • Queensland, and
  • New South Wales.


    Further reading :

    Buck Richardson,
    Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
    LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 48.

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    New Australian Lepidoptera of the families Noctuidae and Pyralidae,
    Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
    Volume 32 (1908), p. 88.


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    (updated 19 March 2012)