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

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

The adult moths have wings that are are pale brown with white and purple patches outlined in dark brown. The moths have a wingspan of about 3 cms.

Glyphodes stolalis
(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)

The species is found in south east Asia, including:

  • India,
  • Japan,
  • Taiwan, and
  • Thailand,

    as well as in Australia in

  • Western Australia, and
  • Queensland.

    Glyphodes stolalis
    underside
    (Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)


    Further reading :

    Achille Guenée,
    Deltoïdes et Pyralites,
    in Boisduval & Guenée: Histoire Naturelle des Insectes; Spécies Général des Lépidoptères,
    Volume 9, Part 8 (1854), p. 293, No. 296, and also Plate 3, fig. 11.

    Buck Richardson,
    Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
    LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 39.


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    (updated 19 July 2010, 27 January 2013)