Prorodes mimica Swinhoe, 1894
(one synonym : Notarcha triparalis Warren, 1896)
SPILOMELINAE ,   CRAMBIDAE ,   PYRALOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Prorodes mimica
Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, from
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art

The adult moth of this species is brown with arcs of streaky white spots. The wingspan is about 2.5 cms.

This species has been found in

  • India,
  • New Guinea,

    and also in Australia in

  • Queensland, and
  • New South Wales.


    Further reading :

    Buck Richardson,
    Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
    LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 46.

    Charles Swinhoe,
    New Species of Geometers and Pyrales from the Khasia Hills,
    The Annals and Magazine of Natural History,
    Series 6, Volume 14 (1894), pp. 205-206, No. 36.


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    (updated 19 March 2012)