Hypolamprus bastialis (Walker, 1859)
(previously known as Pyralis bastialis)
SICULODINAE ,   THYRIDIDAE ,   THYRIDOIDEA
  
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Hypolamprus bastialis
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)

The adult moths of this species are pale brown with a network of brown lines across each wing.

The species has been found in

  • India,
  • New Guinea,
  • Seram Island,

    as well as in Australia in

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Buck Richardson,
    Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
    LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 209.

    Francis Walker,
    Pyralides,
    List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
    Part 19 (1859), p. 902.


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    (written 3 January 2014)