Alucita acascaea (Turner, 1913)
(previously known as Orneodes acascaea)
ALUCITIDAE,   ALUCITOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


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

This moth is white with pale brown patches. The wingspan is about 1 cm.

It may be found in Australia in

  • Northern Territory, and
  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    A. Jefferis Turner,
    Studies in Australian Lepidoptera. Pyralidae,
    Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland,
    Volume 24 (1913), p. 161.


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    (updated 29 April 2013, 9 March 2015)