Conogethes ersealis (Walker, 1859)
(previously known as Astura ersealis)
SPILOMELINAE,   CRAMBIDAE,   PYRALOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Conogethes ersealis
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)

The adult moth of this species is pale yellow, with black dots all over it. The wingspan is about 2 cms.

The species is found in Australia in

  • Queensland.


    Further reading

    Francis Walker,
    Pyralides,
    List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
    Part 19 (1859), pp. 980-981, ref. 549.


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    (updated 17 March 2012)