Dichocrocis erixantha (Meyrick, 1886)
(previously known as Notarcha erixantha)
SPILOMELINAE ,   CRAMBIDAE ,   PYRALOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

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

The adult moth is bright yellow, with black zig-zag lines across the wings, and a black dot and dash near the middle of each forewing. The wingspan is about 2 cms.

The species has been found in:

  • Vanuatu,

    and in Australia in

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Edward Meyrick,
    Descriptions of Lepidoptera from the South Pacific,
    Transactions of the Entomological Society of London,
    1886, pp. 258-259, No. 110.


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    (updated 26 August 2011, 6 April 2016)