Calguia deltophora (Lower, 1903)
(previously known as Phycita deltophora)
PHYCITINAE ,   PYRALIDAE ,   PYRALOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


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

The adult moths of this species have forewings that have bands of light and dark brown. The moths have a wingspan of about 2 cms.

The species has been found in Australia in :

  • Western Australia,
  • Northern Territory,
  • Queensland, and
  • New South Wales.


    Further reading:

    Oswald B. Lower,
    Descriptions of New Australian Noctuina, etc.,
    Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
    Volume 27 (1903), p. 53.

    Yanli Du, Shimei Song & Chunsheng Wu,
    A review on Addyme-Calguia-Coleothrix genera complex (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae: Phycitinae), with one new species from China,
    Transactions of the American Entomological Society,
    Vol. 133 (2007), pp. 143-153.


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    (updated 21 August 2012)