Conogethes semifascialis (Walker, 1866)
(previously known as Astura semifascialis)
SPILOMELINAE ,   CRAMBIDAE ,   PYRALOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

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

The adult moths of this species are yellow with brown spots, and a large irregular brown patch in the middle of each forewing. The wingspan is about 2 cms.

The species occurs in :

  • Queensland, and
  • New South Wales.


    Further reading :

    Ian F.B. Common,
    Moths of Australia, Melbourne University Press, 1990, pl. 9.14, p. 355.

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

    Francis Walker,
    Catalogue of Lepidoptera Heterocera,
    List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
    Part 34, Supplement 4 (1866), pp. 1381-1382.


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    (updated 17 March 2012)