Glyphodes pulverulentalis Hampson, 1896
SPILOMELINAE,   CRAMBIDAE,   PYRALOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


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

The moth of this species has translucent white wings, each with a pattern of brown bands edged in dark brown. The moths appear to be on the wing in the wet season.

The species has been found across south-east Asia, including

  • China,
  • New Guinea,

    and in Australia in

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    George Francis Hampson,
    Lepidoptera: Moths,
    in W.T. Blandford (ed.):
    The Fauna of British India, including Ceylon and Burma
    Volume 4 (1896), p. 353, No. 5032.


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    (updated 28 March 2015)