Hypolamprus melilialis (Swinhoe, 1900)
(previously known as Rhodoneura melilialis)
SICULODINAE ,   THYRIDIDAE ,   THYRIDOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Hypolamprus melilialis
(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)

The adult moths are white with a number of broken wavy dark lines across every wing. The forewings have some dark areas, including along the costas and margins. The wingspan is about 2 cms.

The species has been found in

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Charles Swinhoe,
    On new Species of Eastern and Australian moths,
    The Annals and Magazine of Natural History,
    Series 7, Volume 6 (1900), p. 312-313.


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    (updated 12 February 2010)