Eusabena monostictalis (Hampson, 1899)
(previously known as Sameodes monostictalis)
SPILOMELINAE ,   CRAMBIDAE ,   PYRALOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Eusabena monostictalis
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)

The adult moth of this species is yellow, with brown sinuous lines over each wing, and has an elongated white spot near the middle of each forewing. The wingspan is about 2 cms.

The species has been found in

  • New Guinea,

    and also in Australia in

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    George F. Hampson,
    A revision of the moths of the subfamily Pyraustinae and family Pyralidae. Part 2,
    Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London,
    1899 (Part 2), p. 176, No. 13.

    Buck Richardson,
    Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
    LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 37.


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    (updated 11 April 2009)