Conobathra hemichlaena (Meyrick, 1887)
(previously : Pempelia hemichlaena)
PHYCITINAE ,   PYRALIDAE ,   PYRALOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Conobathra hemichlaena
(Photo: courtesy of Ian McMillan, Imbil, Queensland)

The moth has brown forewings with pale patches. The hindwings are white shading to brown at the edges. The wingspan is about 2 cms.

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

The species has been found in Australia in

  • Northern Territory,
  • Queensland,
  • New South Wales, and
  • Victoria.


    Further reading :

    Edward Meyrick,
    On Pyralidina from Australia and the South Pacific,
    Transactions of The Entomological Society of London,
    1887, p. 260.


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    (created 1 September 2012)