Glyphodes conjunctalis Walker, [1866]
(one synonym : Glyphodes ledereri Butler, 1884)
SPILOMELINAE ,   CRAMBIDAE ,   PYRALOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


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

The adult moths have wings that are are black with white patches. The moths have a wingspan of about 2 cms.


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

The species was originally found in

  • Sula Islands, Indonesia,

    but also occurs in Australia in

  • Queensland.


    Further reading

    Buck Richardson,
    Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
    LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 38.

    Francis Walker,
    Catalogue of Lepidoptera Heterocera,
    List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
    Part 34, Supplement 4 (1866), p. 1357.


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    (updated 27 January 2013)