Rhimphaliodes macrostigma Hampson, 1893
(one synonym : Sylepta cyclotypa Turner, 1937)
SPILOMELINAE ,   CRAMBIDAE ,   PYRALOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

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

The adult moths of this species have a dark brown lattice, in places filled in, on the wings.

Rhimphaliodes macrostigma
drawing by George F. Hampson,

The Macrolepidoptera Heterocera of Ceylon, Part IX (1893), Plate CLXXIV, fig. 9,
Illustrations of typical specimens of Lepidoptera Heterocera in the British Museum,
image courtesy of Biodiversity Heritage Library, digitized by Smithsonian Libraries.

The species occurs in Australia in:

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    George Francis Hampson,
    The Macrolepidoptera Heterocera of Ceylon,
    Illustrations of typical specimens of Lepidoptera Heterocera in the British Museum,
    Part 9 (1893), p. 174, and also Plate 174, fig. 9.

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


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    (updated 23 May 2008, 3 April 2015)