Pyralid Moths 
Figs Pyralid Moth
Yellow-brown Pyralid Moth
Yellow-red Pyralid Moth
Gragaloo Pyralid Moth
Grass Caterpillar
Brown-yellow Pyralid Moth
Beet Webworm 
Tree Lucerne Moth 
Bird-Dropping Pyralid Moth 


Yellow-red Pyralid Moth - Conogethes haemactalis

Family Crambidae   

This page contains pictures and information about Yellow-red Pyralid Moths that we found in the Brisbane area, Queensland, Australia.
Body length 12mm 
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Pictures were taken on Sep 2005. The moth is yellow in colour with dark red patterns on body and wings. Caterpillars live in flowers, fruits and shoots of different plants.

1. Moths of Australia - I. F. B. Common, Melbourne University Press, 1990, p355, Plate9.12.
2. Conogethes haemactalis - Australia Caterpillar, by Don Herbison-Evans & Stella Crossley, 2006


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Last updated: August 18, 2011.