Heliocheilus confundens (Warren, 1913)
(formerly known as Canthylidia condfundens)
HELIOTHINAE,   NOCTUIDAE,   NOCTUOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)

The adult moth of this species has off-white wings with brown veins. The wingspan is about 2.5 cms.

This species has been found in

  • Indonesia,

    as well as in

  • Western Australia.


    Further reading :

    Marcus Matthews,
    Heliothine Moths of Australia:
    A Guide to Pest Bollworms and Related Noctuid Groups,
    CSIRO Publishing, Melbourne 1999, pp. 60-61, 159-160, 197, plate 7.

    William Warren,
    Noctuiform Phalaenae: Mericleptriinae,
    in Adalbert Seitz (ed.): The Macrolepidoptera of the World,
    Volume 11: The Macrolepidoptera of the Indo-Australian Fauna,
    Stuttgart : Alfred Kernen Verlag (1913), p. 313, and also Plate 28, row b, items 5, 6..


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    (written 25 April 2019)