Ischnurges illustralis Lederer, 1863
(one synonym : Nesolocha autolitha Meyrick, 1886)
SPILOMELINAE ,   CRAMBIDAE ,   PYRALOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Bart Hacobian & Stella Crossley


Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, from
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art

The adult of this species is brown with white markings. The moth has a wingspan of about 2 cms.


(Specimen: courtesy of the Macleay Museum, University of Sydney)

The species has been found in

  • Queensland,
  • New South Wales, and
  • Victoria.


    Further reading :

    Julius Lederer,
    Beitrag zur Kenntnis der Pyralidinen,
    Wiener Entomologische Monatschrift,
    Volume 7, Part 11 (1863), p. 418, No. 125, and also Plate 13, fig 12.

    Buck Richardson,
    Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
    LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 40.


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    (updated 30 November 2011)