Glyphodes substolalis Snellen, 1899
SPILOMELINAE ,   CRAMBIDAE ,   PYRALOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley & Bart Hacobian.


(Photo copyright: of Bart Hacobian, Iron Range, 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.


drawing by Pieter C. T. Snellen, listed as Glyphodes substolalis,

Nieuwe Aanteekeningen over Pyralides, Tijdschrift voor Entomologie,
Volume XLII (1899), Plate 4, fig. 1,
image courtesy of Biodiversity Heritage Library, digitized by Smithsonian Libraries.

The species has been found in

  • Sulawesi (formerly known as Celebes), Indonesia,

    and also in Australia in

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Pieter Cornelius Tobias Snellen,
    Nieuwe Aanteekeningen over Pyralides,
    Tijdschrift voor Entomologie,
    Volume 42 (1899), pp. 73-74, and also Plate 4, fig. 1.


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    (written 21 March 2015)