Nemophora panaeola (Turner, 1913)
(formerly known as Nemotois panŠola)
ADELIDAE ,   INCURVARIOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Nemophora panaeola
(Photo: courtesy of David Rentz, Kuranda, Queensland)

The adult moths of this species have forewings that are brown speckled with pink, each with with a yellow mark by the base, a central transverse band of black and yellow stripes. The hindwings are pale brown. The moths have a wingspan of about 1.2 cms. The colours fade to brown in museum specimens.

The species has been found in

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    Studies in Australian Microlepidoptera,
    Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales,
    Volume 38 (1913), pp. 226-227.


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    (written 27 January 2017)