Palpita hyaloptila (Turner, 1915)
(previously known as Margaronia hyaloptila
SPILOMELINAE ,   CRAMBIDAE ,   PYRALOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

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

The adult moth of this species has translucent wings with brown spots. The wingspan is about 3 cms.

The species is found in:

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Buck Richardson,
    Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
    LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 45.

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    Studies in Australian Lepidoptera,
    Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland,
    Volume 27 (1915), pp. 43-44.


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    (updated 19 March 2012)