Eurybela trophoessa (Turner, 1908)
(previously known as Metasia trophoessa)
SPILOMELINAE ,   CRAMBIDAE ,   PYRALOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Eurybela trophoessa
(Photo: courtesy of Ken Harris, Bruthen, Victoria)

The adult moth has brown forewings with vague yellow markings, and yellow hindwings each with a broad brown margin. The wingspan is about 2 cms.

The species has been found in:

  • Queensland,
  • New South Wales, and
  • Victoria.


    Further reading :

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    New Australian Lepidoptera of the families Noctuidae and Pyralidae,
    Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
    Volume 32 (1908), p. 99.


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    (written 22 January 2017)