Ceromitia leptosticta (Turner, 1900)
(previously known as Nemophora iolampra)
ADELIDAE,   INCURVARIOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Ceromitia leptosticta
(Photo: courtesy of CSIRO/BIO Photography Group, Centre for Biodiversity Genomics, University of Guelph)

The adult moths have speckled grey forewings. The hindwings are plain pale grey. The moths have a wingspan of about 1.5 cms. Their antennae are nearly twice as long as the wings.

Ceromitia leptosticta
(Photo: courtesy of Cath Busby, Mount Painter, Australian Capital Territory)

The species has been found in

  • Queensland, and
  • Australian Capital Territory.


    Further reading :

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    New Micro-Lepidoptera - mostly from Queensland,
    Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia,
    Volume 24, Part 6 (1900), pp. 16-17.


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    (written 19 April 2018, updated 21 April 2018)