Rhimphalea lindusalis (Walker, 1859)
(previously known as Botys lindusalis)
SPILOMELINAE ,   CRAMBIDAE ,   PYRALOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

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

The adult moths of this species have a very distorted chequer-board pattern of off-white and dark brown on the wings. The wingspan is about 2 cms.

The species has been found in

  • Borneo,

    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.

    Francis Walker,
    Pyralides,
    List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
    Part 18 (1859), pp. 712-713, No. 290.


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    (updated 28 December 2009)