Palpita horakae Inoue, 1997
SPILOMELINAE ,   CRAMBIDAE ,   PYRALOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


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

The adult moths of this species are satin-white with brown spots and a wavy submarginal line on each wing. There is a black spot on each hindwing. The wingspan is about 2 cms.


(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)

It occurs in :

  • Queensland.


    underside
    (Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)


    Further reading :

    Hiroshi Inoue,
    Revision of the genus Palpita Hübner (Crambidae, Pyraustinae) from the eastern Palaearctic, Oriental and Australian regions, Part 2: Group B,
    Tinea, Tokyo,
    Volume 15 (1997) p. 147, fig. 194.


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    (updated 12 April 2010, 31 January 2013)