Chrysonoma consularis (Meyrick, 1913)
(previously known as Coesyra consularis)
OECOPHORINAE ,   OECOPHORIDAE ,   GELECHIOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans,
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)

These adult moths have forewings which are yellow, each with dark brown bands at the base, across the middle, and along the margin. The hindwings are pale brown. The wingspan is about 2 cms.

The species has been found in:

  • Western Australia,
  • Northern Territory, and
  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Ian F.B. Common,
    Oecophorine Genera of Australia I: The Wingia Group (Lepidoptera: Oecophoridae),
    Monographs on Australian Lepidoptera Volume 3,
    CSIRO Publishing, Melbourne 1994, p. 289.

    Edward Meyrick,
    Exotic Microlepideoptera,
    Volume 1, Part 4 (1913), p. 119.


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    (written 31 October 2012, updated 10 January 2015)