Trigonobela perfenestrata (Butler, 1882)
(previously known as Botys perfenestrata)
SPILOMELINAE,   CRAMBIDAE,   PYRALOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

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

The adult moths of this species are a pale rusty brown, with yellow spots with transparent middles. The wingspan is about 3 cms.

The species occurs in

  • Papua New Guinea,

    and in Australia in

  • Northern Territory, and
  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Arthur G. Butler,
    Descriptions of new species of Lepidoptera, chiefly from Duke-of-York Island and New Britain,
    The Annals and Magazine of Natural History,
    Series 5, Volume 10 (1882), p. 237.

    Ian F.B. Common,
    Moths of Australia,
    Melbourne University Press, 1990, pl. 9.18, p. 358.

    Buck Richardson,
    Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
    LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 50.


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    (updated 19 March 2012)