Piletocera chlorura Meyrick, 1887
(formerly known as Ceratoclastis chlorura)
SPILOMELINAE ,   CRAMBIDAE ,   PYRALOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Piletocera chlorura
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)

The adult moths of this species have wings which have a vague brown pattern, with each forewing having two white spots on the costa. The hindwings are brown with pale patches. The wingspan is about 2 cms.

The species has been found in :

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Edward Meyrick,
    On Pyralidina from Australia and the South Pacific,
    Transactions of the Entomological Society of London,
    1887, p. 222.


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    (updated 19 March 2012)