Aethaloessa calidalis

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Aethaloessa calidalis
Aethaloessa calidalis by Kadavoor.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Crambidae
Genus: Aethaloessa
Species: A. calidalis
Binomial name
Aethaloessa calidalis
(Guenée, 1854)
  • Glyphodes calidalis Guenée, 1854
  • Botys witialis C. Felder, R. Felder & Rogenhofer, 1875
  • Hyalea fulvidalis Wallengren, 1860
  • Syngamia aurantiaca Hampson, 1912
  • Syngamia octavialis Walker, 1859
  • Syngamia secutalis Walker, 1866
  • Syngamia tiphalis Walker, 1859

Aethaloessa calidalis is a moth of the Crambidae family described by Achille Guenée in 1854. It is found throughout the Seychelles, South and South-East Asia, Australia and on many Pacific islands.[1]

This moth figured on an 8-cent stamp of Tuvalu in 1980.[2]


  1. ^ De Prins, J. & De Prins, W. (2017). "Aethaloessa calidalis (Guenée, 1854)". Afromoths. Retrieved March 8, 2018. 
  2. ^ "Aethaloessa calidalis (Guenée, 1854)". Australian Caterpillars and their Butterflies and Moths. Retrieved March 8, 2018. (Includes the Tuvalu stamp.)

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