Palpita rhodocosta Inoue, 1997
SPILOMELINAE,   CRAMBIDAE,   PYRALOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

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

The adult moth of this species has translucent wings with brown-edged spots, and a rusty brown costa to each forewing.

The species is found in:

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Hiroshi Inoue,
    Revision of the genus Palpita Hübner (Crambidae, Pyraustinae) from the eastern Palaearctic, Oriental and Australian regions, Part 2: Group B,
    Tinea, Tokyo,
    Volume 15 (1997) p. 135, figs. 176, 177.


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    (updated 19 March 2012)