Conogethes haemactalis Snellen, 1890
(one synonym : Conogethes nubifera TP Lucas, 1892)
SPILOMELINAE ,   CRAMBIDAE ,   PYRALOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


(Photo: courtesy of Nick Monaghan, Tewantin, Queensland)

The adult is yellow, with a dark red pattern. The moth has a wingspan of about 2 cms.

The species occurs over much of Asia including

  • India,

    reaching as far as Australia, occurring in

  • Queensland,
  • New South Wales.


    Further reading :

    Ian F.B. Common,
    Moths of Australia, Melbourne University Press, 1990, pl. 9.12, p.355.

    Buck Richardson,
    Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
    LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 35.

    Pieter Cornelius Tobias Snellen,
    A catalogue of the Pyralidina of Sikkim collected by Henry J. Elwes and the late Otto Moller, with notes by H. J. Elwes,
    Transactions of the Entomological Society of London,
    1890, pp. 592-593, No. 106.


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    (updated 26 March 2011)