Comorta zophopleura (Turner, 1904)
(previously : Hypsotropha zophopleura)
PHYCITINAE ,   PYRALIDAE ,   PYRALOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

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

The moth has reddish brown forewings each with two dark marks on the inner margin. The hindwings are white shading to brown at the edges. The wingspan is about 2 cm.

The species has been found in Australia in

  • Northern Territory, and
  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    A preliminary revision of the Australian Thyrididae and Pyralidae: Part I,
    Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland,
    Volume 18 (1904), p. 117.


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    (created 24 August 2012)