(one synonym : Conogethes nubifera TP Lucas, 1892)
SPILOMELINAE , CRAMBIDAE , PYRALOIDEA
(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
reaching as far as Australia, occurring in
Further reading :
Ian F.B. Common,
Moths of Australia, Melbourne University Press, 1990, pl. 9.12, p.355.
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.
(updated 26 March 2011, 24 May 2017)