Rehimena infundibulalis (Snellen 1882)
(previously known as Dichocrocis infundibulalis)
SPILOMELINAE,   CRAMBIDAE,   PYRALOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

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

The adult moth of this species is brown with some big dark-edged pale yellow spots along the costa of each forewing. The wingspan is about 2 cms.

Rehimena infundibulalis
drawing by Pieter Cornelius Tobias Snellen, listed as Dichocrocis infundibulalis
,
Natuurlijke Historie: Achtse afdeeling: Lepidoptera, in P.J. Veth : Midden Sumatra,
Volume 4 (1882), Part 8, Plate V, fig. 5,
image courtesy of Biodiversity Heritage Library, digitized by Smithsonian Libraries.

This species is found in

  • Fiji,

    and also in Australia in

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Buck Richardson,
    Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
    LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 48.

    Pieter Cornelius Tobias Snellen,
    Natuurlijke Historie. Achtse afdeeling. Lepidoptera,
    in P.J. Veth : Midden Sumatra,
    Volume 4 (1882), Part 8, p. 64, No. 13 and also Plate 5, fig. 5.


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    (updated 19 March 2012, 18 September 2015)