Agrioglypta eurytusalis (Walker, 1859)
(one synonym : Margaronia episcopalis Meyrick, 1938)
SPILOMELINAE ,   CRAMBIDAE ,   PYRALOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans,
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


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

The adult moth of this species has a pattern of white and brown bands and triangles on the forewings. The hindwings are white with a brown margin. The wingspan is about 3 cms.

This species is found in across south-east Asia, including

  • Cambodia,
  • Japan,
  • Thailand,

    as well in Australia in

  • north Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Ian F.B. Common,
    Moths of Australia, Melbourne University Press, 1990, pl. 9.27, p. 355.

    Buck Richardson,
    Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
    LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 31.

    Francis Walker,
    Pyralides,
    List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
    Part 17 (1859), pp. 503-504, No. 13.


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    (updated 26 January 2013)