Nacoleia parapsephis (Meyrick, 1887)
(previously known as Semioceros parapsephis)
SPILOMELINAE,   CRAMBIDAE,   PYRALOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Nacoleia parapsephis
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)

The adult moth of this species is pale grey or brown with irregular darkly edged areas across each wing. The wingspan is about 1.5 cms.

The species has been found in

  • New Guinea,

    and also in Australia in

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Edward Meyrick,
    On Pyralidina from Australia and the South Pacific,
    Transactions of the Entomological Society of London,
    1887, p. 221.


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    (updated 18 March 2012)