Nacoleia obliqualis Hampson, 1898
SPILOMELINAE ,   CRAMBIDAE ,   PYRALOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Nacoleia obliqualis
male
(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)

The adult moth of this species is brown with dark patches at the margin and the base of each wing. The antennae of the males in this genus each have a sharp bend with a spur at the bend. The wingspan is about 2 cms.

Nacoleia obliqualis
male
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)

The species is found in :

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    George F. Hampson,
    A Revision of the Moths of the Subfamily Pyraustinae and Family Pyralidae,
    Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London,
    1898 (Part 1), p. 695, No. 7.

    Buck Richardson,
    Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
    LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 43.


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    (updated 18 March 2012)