Sedenia rupalis Guenée, 1854
SPILOMELINAE ,   CRAMBIDAE ,   PYRALOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Sedenia rupalis
(Photo: courtesy of Peter Marriott, Melbourne, Victoria)

The adult moths of this species are white with brown markings on the wings. The wingspan is about 2 cms.

Sedenia rupalis
(Photo: courtesy of Peter Marriott, Melbourne, Victoria)

The species has been found in Australia in:

  • New South Wales,
  • Australian Capital Territory,
  • Victoria, and
  • Tasmania.


    Further reading :

    Achille Guenée,
    Deltoïdes et Pyralites,
    in Boisduval & Guenée: Histoire Naturelle des Insectes; Spécies Général des Lépidoptères,
    Volume 9, Part 8 (1854), pp. 250-251, No. 236.


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    (written 18 November 2015)