Nausinoe globulipedalis (Walker, 1866)
(previously known as Glyphodes globulipedalis)
SPILOMELINAE ,   CRAMBIDAE ,   PYRALOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

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

The adult moth of this species is brown with dark-edged white spots and patches on each wing.

The species is found in :

  • New Guinea,

    and also in Australia in

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Buck Richardson,
    Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
    LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 43.

    Francis Walker,
    Catalogue of Lepidoptera Heterocera,
    List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
    Part 34, Supplement 4 (1866), p. 1359.


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    (updated 18 March 2012)