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

Palpita margaritacea
(Photo: courtesy of Ian McMillan, Imbil, Queensland)

The adult moth of this species is white with a brown costa and a small brown spot near the middle of each forewing.

The species is found in:

  • Queensland,
  • New South Wales, and
  • Australian Capital Territory.


    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 24 January 2009)