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Calamotropha tonsalis Walker, [1863]; PED 5

  • Taxonomy

    The holotype of Crambus tonsalis Walker, 1863: 190 from Sarawak is in the NHM.

    Syn. Crambus albidorsatus Hampson, 1919: 280-281 (Blezynski, 1961: 194) The male type from Singapore is in the NHM.

  • Description

    Wing length: 11mm - 13mm. The FW is pale brown mixed with whitish, especially on the inner margin. The FW has an angled post median line and a thin dark terminal line which expands to form spots on the veins. The HW is more uniform pale brown. Head and thorax are white with a slight coppery tint. The patagia, antennae are coppery brown and the underside of the long palpi are similar but are white towards the ends above

  • Distribution & Habitat

    Singapore, Sumatra, Siberut I., Sabah, Sarawak, Kalimantan Selatan. Lowland. Secondary forest and cultivated areas; <520m

  • Life History & Pest Status

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  • Unrelated Look-alikes

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  • References

    Hampson, G.F. (1919a) XXVIII, Descriptions of new species of of the subfamilies Pyralidae and Siginae, Ann. Mag. Nat.Hist. 3 Ser. 9 (15): 275-292.

    Walker, F. (1863 [April 18]) Crambites and Tortricites. List Spec. Lepid. Ins. Coll. B. M., Cat. Lepid. Heterocera. 27: 1-286.

  • Genitalia

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(1) Taxonomy, (2) Description, (3) Distribution & Habitat, (4) Life History & Pest Status, (5) Similar spp., (6) Unrelated Look-alikes, (7) References, (8) Genitalia, (9) DNA Barcode, (10) 3D Imaging, (11) Spare