Cangetta haematera (Turner, 1937)
(formerly known as Cataclysta haematera)
SPILOMELINAE,   CRAMBIDAE,   PYRALOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Cangetta haematera
male
(Photo: courtesy of Bart Hacobian, Iron Range, Queensland)

The adult moths of this species are white, with two broad brown bands, and one more like orange with a dark brown edge, across each forewing, and an orange splodge and various dark brown markings on each hindwing. The wingspan is about 1.5 cms.

The species occurs in Australia in

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    New Australian Pyraloidea (Lepidoptera),
    Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland,
    Volume 48 (1937), p. 77.


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    (written 23 June 2018)