Caprinia felderi Lederer, 1863
SPILOMELINAE,   CRAMBIDAE,   PYRALOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

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

The adult moths of this species are white, with broad black margins to each wing. The forewings each have a black line along the costa, and the hindwings each have a black spot on the costa. The wingspan is about 3 cms.

The species has been found in :

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Julius Lederer,
    Beitrag zur Kenntnis der Pyralidinen,
    Wiener Entomologische Monatschrift,
    Volume 7, Part 11 (1863), p. 478, No. 97.


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    (updated 17 March 2012)