Achyra affinitalis

Achyra affinitalis
Achyra affinitalis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Crambidae
Genus: Achyra
Species: A. affinitalis
Binomial name
Achyra affinitalis
Lederer, 1863
  • Loxostege ustalis
  • Nymphula sordida Butler, 1886
  • Scopula turbidalis Walker, 1866
  • Scopula ustalis Walker, [1866]

The Cotton Web Spinner (Achyra affinitalis) is a moth of the Crambidae family. It is found in Australia and New Zealand.

Dorsal view
Ventral view

The wingspan is about 20 mm. [1]

The larvae feed on Helianthus annuus, Medicago sativa, Linum usatissimum, Gossypium hirsutum, Sorghum bicolor and Atriplex species.


  1. ^ Don Herbison-Evans & Stella Crossley (November 27, 2008). "Achyra affinitalis". Archived from the original on 2008-08-02. Retrieved 2009-01-27.