Archive for Crambidae

Sameodes cancellalis

Sameodes cancellalis (Zeller, 1852)

Known host plant(s): –

Range: India, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Burma, Thailand, Indochina, China, Indonesia, Australia, America.

Off Commonwealth Ave West.


  • Kendrick, R. C., 2002. Moths (Insecta: Lepidoptera) of Hong Kong. University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong. 479 pp .

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Cirrhochrista fumipalpis

Cirrhochrista fumipalpis Felder, 1875

Known host plant(s): Ficus hispida (Moraceae) [India; Andaman & Nicobar Islands]

Range: –

Bukit Timah Nature Reserve.

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Lamprosema tampiusalis

Lamprosema tampiusalis (Walker, 1859)

Known host plant(s):-

Range: –

Off Commonwealth West Ave; Undergrowth.

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Metoeca foedalis

Metoeca foedalis (Guenée, 1854)

Known host plant(s):-

Range: –

Hougang; Residential estate.

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Eristena mangalis

Eristena mangalis Murphy, 1989

Known host plant(s): Dictyota sp. (Brown algae)


Females darker coloured winged.
Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve; Mangrove.


  • Murphy, D. H., 1989. Three new species of Nymphuline moths from Singapore mangroves provisionally attributed to Eristena Warren. Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, 37: 142-159.

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