Calindoea dorilusalis (Walker, 1859)
(previously known as Brixia dorilusalis)
SICULODINI ,   SICULODINAE ,   THYRIDIDAE ,   THYRIDOIDEA
  
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Calindoea dorilusalis
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)

The adult moths of this species are brown, with several vaguely white bands across each wing. The moths commonly hold their wings partially rolled up. The wingspan is about 2 cms.

The species has been found in

  • Borneo,
  • New Guinea,

    and in Australia in

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Francis Walker,
    Pyralides,
    List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
    Part 19 (1859), p. 890.


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    (written 23 July 2015)