Conogethes tharsalea (Meyrick, 1887)
(previously known as Notarcha tharsalae)
SPILOMELINAE ,   CRAMBIDAE ,   PYRALOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


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

The adult moth of this species is pale yellow, with a pattern of black spots on each wing. The moth has a wingspan of about 3 cms.


underside
(Photo: courtesy of Graeme Cocks, Townsville, Queensland)

The species has been found in

  • Northern Territory, and
  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Edward Meyrick,
    On Pyralidina from Australia and the South Pacific,
    Transactions of the Entomological Society of London,
    1887, pp. 225-226.


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    (updated 14 March 2008, 26 January 2013)