Herpetogramma stultalis (Walker, 1859)
(previously known as Botys stultalis)
SPILOMELINAE ,   CRAMBIDAE ,   PYRALOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

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

This adult moth has white wings with vague grey patterns. The wingspan is about 2 cms.

The species occurs in

  • China Sri Lanka,

    and also in Australia in:

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Francis Walker,
    Pyralides,
    List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
    Part 18 (1859), p. 669, No. 214.


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    (updated 17 March 2012)