Palpita pajnii Kirti & Rose, 1992
SPILOMELINAE ,   CRAMBIDAE ,   PYRALOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Palpita pajnii
(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)

The adult moths of this species are satin-white with brown eyes and a brown costa on each forewing. The wingspan is about 3 cms.

It has been found in

  • China,
  • India,

    and in Australia in

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Jagbir Singh Kirti & H.S. Rose,
    Studies on Indian species of the genus Palpita Hubner (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae: Pyraustinae),
    Journal of Entomological Research (New Delhi),
    Volume 16, Part 1 (1992), p.72.


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    (updated 31 August 2009)