Conosema pratti (Bethune-Baker, 1908)
(previously known as Zethes pratti)
CALPINAE,   NOCTUIDAE,   NOCTUOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


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

The adult moth of this species has wings that are a pale greyish brown, with a pale splodge in a dark area at the tip of each forewing. The wingspan is about 3.5 cms.

The species has been found in

  • New Guinea,

    and in Australia in

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    George Thomas Bethune-Baker,
    New Lepidoptera from British New Guinea,
    Novitates Zoologicae,
    Volume 15 (1908), p. 202, No. 97.

    Buck Richardson,
    Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
    LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 130.


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    (updated 24 June 2011)